Alchemy Primer — Terminology
{ } — type of Goal, Number, Stage, or Apparatus

  1. Air (Wood) {element}
  2. Albedo includes the processes of Congelation, Cibation, and Sublimation {colour}
  3. Alchemical Mercury — fluid connection between the High and the Low {essential}
  4. Alchemical Salt — base matter {essential}
  5. Alchemical Sulphur/Sulfur — omnipresent spirit of life {essential}
  6. Alembic {still}
  7. Aludel {vessel}
  8. Aquarius — Supreme Guardian — Air (Wood) — Saturn+ — 16 Feb to 11 Mar — AD 2608 to AD 4305 {zodiac}
  9. Aries — General — Fire — Mars+ — 18 Apr to 13 May — 1,825 BC to 79 BC — True Age of Alchemy {zodiac}
  10. Athanor {heater}
  11. Aurum Potabile — Liquid Gold {goal}
  12. Bain-Marie — Water Bath {heater}
  13. Black — Melanosis, Nigredo/Nigr(esc)o — Alchemical Salt — Saturn- (Lead) Saturday — Kronos — Basalt — Decomposition/Digestion — Earth/Metal — Flesh {colour}
  14. Blue — Jupiter- (Tin) — Body — Sublimation — Friday {colour}
  15. Body — Tin {existence}
  16. Calcination (Burning/Heating — Fire) {process}
  17. Calcination (burning to Ash) {process}
  18. Calcination through Purification (through Blood and Fire) {process}
  19. Calcination — Aries (Mars+ — Fire) {process}
  20. Calcination — Sun+/- (Leo) Fire {process}
  21. Calcination/Caltination — Mercury {process}
  22. Cancer — Holy Mother — Water — Moon-/+ (Lunar Monad) — 20 Jul to 10 Aug — 7,894 BC to 6,646 BC {zodiac}
  23. Capricorn(us) — Sage — Earth (Metal) — Saturn- — 20 Jan to 16 Feb — AD 4305 to AD 6323 {zodiac}
  24. Celestial Niter — {essential}
  25. Celestial Salt — {essential}
  26. Ceration — Sagittarius — Jupiter+ (Fire) {process}
  27. Cibation — Libra (Venus+ — Air) {process}
  28. Circulation {process}
  29. Coagulation (Solidifying — Earth) {process}
  30. Coagulation — Taurus — Venus- (Earth) {process}
  31. Coagulation through Extraction {process}
  32. Cohobation {process}
  33. Com(m)ix(t)ion {process}
  34. Congealation {process}
  35. Conge(a)lation — Taurus (Venus- — Earth) {process}
  36. Congelation — Mercury- (Virgo) Earth {process}
  37. Conjunction (Merging/Joining as One) {process}
  38. Conjunction — Cancer (Moon-/+ — Water) {process}
  39. Copper, dominated by Venus {metal}
  40. Corporification {process}
  41. Crucibles {vessel}
  42. Cupels {vessel}
  43. Decomposition through Digestion — Leo (Sun+/- — Fire) {process}
  44. Decomposition through Oxidation — Aries (Mars+ — Fire) {process}
  45. Decomposition through Putrefaction/Fermentation — Capricorn (Saturn- — Earth) {process}
  46. Digestion — Leo (Sun+/- — Fire) {process}
  47. Digestion — Mars+ (Aries) Fire {process}
  48. (Dis)Solution — Taurus (Venus- — Earth) {process}
  49. Dissolution — Cancer (Moon-/+ — Water) {process}
  50. Dissolution — Mars- (Scorpio) Water {process}
  51. Dissolution in Sulfuric Acid {process}
  52. Distillation — Mars {process}
  53. Distillation — Mercury+ (Gemini) Air {process}
  54. Distillation — Virgo (Mercury- — Earth) {process}
  55. Earth (Metal) {element}
  56. Earth (Spirit) {element}
  57. Elixir of Life {goal}
  58. Evaporation {process}
  59. Ex(h)altation — Capricorn (Saturn- — Earth) {process}
  60. Extraction {process}
  61. Exuberation {process}
  62. Fermentation — Saturn- (Capricorn) Earth {process}
  63. Fermentation — Sagittarius (Jupiter+ — Fire) {process}
  64. Fermentation in Elixir {process}
  65. Filtration {process}
  66. Fire {element}
  67. First Harvest {sun}
  68. First Planting {sun}
  69. Fixation (stablizing substance, resistant to Dissolving or Burning) {process}
  70. Fixation — Gemini (Mercury+ — Air) {process}
  71. Fixation — Venus- (Taurus) Earth {process}
  72. Flesh — Lead {existence}
  73. Flexible and Malleable Glass {goal}
  74. Gemini — Twin — Air (Wood) — Mercury+ — 21 Jun to 20 Jul — 6,646 BC to 4,473 BC {zodiac}
  75. Gold, dominated by Sol/Sun {metal}
  76. Gold/Violet — Chrusosis, Inauro — Spirit/Earth — Sun+/- (Gold) — Solution — Sunday {colour}
  77. Heart — Iron {existence}
  78. Homunculi — Cloning of Living Beings {goal}
  79. Immortality {goal}
  80. Incineration — Jupiter+ (Sagittarius) Fire {process}
  81. Inhibition/Inbibition {process}
  82. Iron, dominated by Mars {metal}
  83. Jupiter — Friday {planet}
  84. Lead, dominated by Saturn(us) {metal}
  85. Leo — Holy Leader — Fire — Sun+/- (Solar Monad) — 10 Aug to 16 Sep — 10,471 BC to 7,894 BC {zodiac}
  86. Libra — Lord — Air (Wood) — Venus+ — 30 Oct to 23 Nov — 15,269 BC to 13,598 BC {zodiac}
  87. Longevity {goal}
  88. Mars — Thursday {planet}
  89. Mercury — Wednesday {planet}
  90. Mercury/Quicksilver, dominated by Mercury/Mercurius {metal}
  91. Metal (Earth) {element}
  92. Mind — Copper {existence}
  93. Modification through Ceration — Sagittarius (Jupiter+ — Fire) {process}
  94. Modification through Congelation/Coagulation — Taurus (Venus- — Earth) {process}
  95. Modification through Fixation — Gemini (Mercury+ — Air) {process}
  96. Moon/Luna — Monday {planet}
  97. Mortar & Pestle {vessel}
  98. Mortification {process}
  99. Mortification (through Death), or Separation {process}
  100. Mortification/Putrefaction (Death/Breakdown of Form) {process}
  101. Multiplication (amplifying effectiveness of substance) {process}
  102. Multiplication — Saturn+ (Aquarius) Air {process}
  103. Multiplication in Quantity {process}
  104. Multiplication in Virtue {process}
  105. Nigredo includes the processes of Calcination or Purgation, Dissolution, and Congelation {colour}
  106. Ophiuchus — 29 Nov to 17 Dec — Master — Spirit (Earth) — Hieroglyphic Monad — 17,093 BC to 15,763 BC {zodiac}
  107. Palingenesis — Resurrection of Dead Plants and Animals {goal}
  108. Panacea/Magisterium Medicine/Azoth/Vegetable Stone {goal}
  109. Pelican {still}
  110. Perpetually Burning Lamps {goal}
  111. Philosopher᾿s Stone {goal}
  112. Pisces — Prophet — Water — Jupiter- — 11 Mar to 18 Apr — 79 BC to AD 2608 {zodiac}
  113. Prima Materia — {essential}
  114. Projection/Proiection — Jupiter- (Pisces) Water {process}
  115. Purgation (removing Impurities) {process}
  116. Purification/Putrefaction {process}
  117. Putrefaction — Leo (Sun+/- — Fire) {process}
  118. Putrefaction — Moon-/+ (Cancer) Water {process}
  119. Putrefaction in Sulphur/Sulfur {process}
  120. Quintessence — Active Principle of All Things {essential}
  121. Rainbow — Peacock’s Tail, Cauda Pavonis — Mercury (Quicksilver) — Wednesday {colour}
  122. Rectification {process}
  123. Red/Purple — Iosis/Eruthrosis, Rube(d)o — Alchemical Sulphur — Mars+ (Iron) — Ares — Granite — Fire — Union/Fixation — Heart — Thursday {colour}
  124. Retort {still}
  125. Sagittarius — Guardian — Fire — Jupiter+ — 17 Dec to 20 Jan — AD 6323 to AD 8695 {zodiac}
  126. Sand Bath {heater}
  127. Saturn — Saturday {planet}
  128. Scorpio/Scorpius — Chieftain — Water — Mars- — 23 Nov to 29 Nov — 15,763 BC to 15,269 BC {zodiac}
  129. Second Harvest — Autumnal Equinox {sun}
  130. Second Planting — Vernal Equinox {sun}
  131. Separation (Splitting/Dividing) {process}
  132. Separation — Gemini (Mercury+ — Air) {process}
  133. Separation — Moon-/+ (Cancer) Water {process}
  134. Separation through Distillation — Virgo (Mercury- — Earth) {process}
  135. Separation through Filtration — Scorpio (Mars- — Water) {process}
  136. Separation through Sublimation — Libra (Venus+ — Air) {process}
  137. Separation, or Mortification (through Marriage and Death) {process}
  138. Silver, dominated by Luna/Moon {metal}
  139. Solution(e) {process}
  140. Solution (Dissolve substance) {process}
  141. Solution (Dissolving — Water) {process}
  142. Solution — Jupiter {process}
  143. Solution of Bodily Sulphur {process}
  144. Solution of Sulphur of White Light {process}
  145. Solution through Purification (through Blood and Water) {process}
  146. Solve et Coagula — (Dis)Solution(e) and Coagulation {process}
  147. Soul — Silver {existence}
  148. Spirit — Gold {existence}
  149. Spiritus Mundi — Dissolving of Gold {goal}
  150. Sublimation (further Refining) {process}
  151. Sublimation (Evaporating — Air) {process}
  152. Sublimation — Saturn {process}
  153. Sublimation — Scorpio (Mars- — Water) {process}
  154. Sublimation — Venus+ (Libra) Air {process}
  155. Sublimation through Extraction {process}
  156. Sublimation/Precipitation {process}
  157. Summer Solstice {sun}
  158. Sun/Sol — Sunday {planet}
  159. Taurus — Chief Executive — Earth (Metal) — Venus- — 13 May to 21 Jun — 4,473 BC to 1,825 BC {zodiac}
  160. Third Harvest {sun}
  161. Third Planting {sun}
  162. Tin, dominated by Jupiter/Iupiter {metal}
  163. Tinctur(e) — Sun+/- (Leo) Fire {process}
  164. Transmutation {goal}
  165. Union through Multiplication — Aquarius (Saturn+ — Air) {process}
  166. Union through Projection — Pisces (Jupiter- — Water) {process}
  167. Union through Solution — Cancer (Moon-/+ — Water) {process}
  168. Universal Solvent — Alcahest/Alkahest/Azoth {goal}
  169. Venus — Tuesday {planet}
  170. Virgo — Empress — Earth (Metal) — Mercury- — 16 Sep to 30 Oct — 13,598 BC to 10,471 BC {zodiac}
  171. Water {element}
  172. Weight Scale {vessel}
  173. White — Leukosis/Leucosis, Albedo/Albesco — Alchemical Mercury — Moon-/+ (Silver) Monday — Selene — Coral — Water — Separation/Ceration — Soul {colour}
  174. Winter Solstice {sun}
  175. Wood (Air) {element}
  176. Yellow — Xanthosis, Citrinitas/Flavesco — Venus+ (Copper) — Modification/Congealation — Air/Wood — Mind — Tuesday {colour}

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