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Philosophical salt


Philosophical salt, in alchemy, is a unifying principle in metals. Differing from ordinary salt, it is an abstract principle relating to the qualities of mater. It provides the cohesiveness and firmness. A.G.H


Source:

Drury, Nevil. The Watkins Dictionary of Magic. London. Watkins Publishing. 2005. p. 231

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