Philosophical sulphur

 


Philosophical sulphur, in alchemy, is the fiery masculine hot dry seed of metals. Different from ordinary sulphur, it is an abstract principle relating to qualities of matter providing material structure and form as well as representing the principle of growth. A.G.H


Source:

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