SPAGYRIC ESSENCES

A spagyric essence of Datura, maturing with it’s fixed Salts

THE TRIA PRIMA OF SPAGYRICS The title Spagyric is derived from the ancient Greek words spao (to draw out) and agerio (to gather). This term highlights the basic technique underlying the many forms of Spagyric medicines:  Separate, purify and recombine.  It’s central blueprint, the Tria Prima, states that all things are composed of three parts: […]

ENERGETICS OF FOODS AND NATURAL MEDICINES

Yin Yang - ENERGETICS OF FOODS AND NATURAL MEDICINES

In the realm of the energetics of food and natural medicines a common denominator connecting traditional systems of medicine is the classification of foods and natural medicines by their energetic attributes. Simple concepts such as heat, cold, dryness, and moisture are utilized and correlate intimately with the tastes: sweet, sour, bitter, spicy, pungent, and salty. […]

PLANTS & PLANETS

Plants and Planets

Lets explore the relationship between Plants & Planets. In Alchemy, the system used to categorize and describe the nature of substances (such as herbs, mushrooms etc.) is Astrology. This is the study of the Macrocosmic forces of Nature, their rhythm, influence and manifestation in the Microcosmic material plane. Plants, minerals, and metals having come before […]

SPAGYRIC ELIXIRS

Plant stone spagyric elixirs process

THE TRIA PRIMA OF SPAGYRICS The title Spagyric is derived from the ancient Greek words spao (to draw out) and agerio (to gather). This term highlights the basic technique underlying the many forms of Spagyric medicines:  Separate, purify and recombine.  It’s central blueprint, the Tria Prima, states that all things are composed of three parts: […]

SPAGYRIC TINCTURES

Cannabis Extract Spagyric Tincture

THE TRIA PRIMA OF SPAGYRICS The title Spagyric is derived from the ancient Greek words spao (to draw out) and agerio (to gather). This term highlights the basic technique underlying the many forms of Spagyric medicines:  Separate, purify and recombine.  It’s central blueprint, the Tria Prima, states that all things are composed of three parts: […]

GEMSTONE TINCTURES VIA SICCA

Apatite Glass - Gemstones via sicca

Lets explore Gemstone Tinctures! In “The Art of Volatilizing Alkalis,” Starkey outlines a method for creating glass from “imperfect calx of metals” and alkali salts.  Because of the popular “Ens Melissa” process, the use of plant-based salts as a potent menstruum is well recognized.  But these powerful alkali salts may also be employed in a […]

Nano-Organo Spagyric Elixirs of Gold

Nano Organo spagyric Elixirs of Gold

A combination of botanical extracts and Gold nanoparticles. This article reviews a recipe from Mademoiselle Grimaldi, referenced in the 18th century book “Course of Chemistry” by Nicolas Lemery. It is toted as a safe and reliable way to create “Aurum Potabile”, a consumable preparation of “finely divided Gold”. Differing from other alchemical preparations of Gold, […]

WHAT IS SPAGYRICS?

What is Spagyrics?

Re-ignited in Europe by Paracelsus, an early 16th century physician and father of modern toxicology, a new branch of Alchemy sprouted up through what he titled Spagyrics.

May Dew

The Spring is a very busy time for the practicing Alchemist as it is the season of collecting the famous “May Dew”. During the Waxing Moons of Spring, different methods are used to capture dew that carries the essential life-giving Celestial, Invisible and Secret Nature’s Fire that is most prevalent at this time of year, waking everything from the depths of Winter.