Additions to the Materia medica pura by Ernst StapfAdditions to the Materia medica pura by Ernst Stapf

Additions to the Materia medica pura

byErnst Stapf

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1846. Excerpt: ... age to undertake any thing; and when free from it, he feels exalted, would like to read like an orator, etc. (Hhmn.). 175. She is very sad, and she keeps repeating that she icill die soon (A.). THE NITRATE OF SILVER. BY J. O. MUELLER, M. D. (From the Austrian Periodical for Homoeopathy.) CHAPTER I. Chemical Relations. The nitrate of silver is obtained by dissolving pure silver1 in pure nitric acid, and causing the liquid to evaporate, after which the nitrate will remain in the shape of crystals. It is known under the following names: Argentum nitricum, Nitras argenti oxydi, Crystalli lunares, Crystallum lunas, Lapis lunas,2 Vitriolum lunas, Anima lunas, Luna sen, Diana nitrica, Sal lunas, Fel metallorum, Centaurea mineralis, Luna calx, Corpus Draco, Mars sulphur, Frater uterinus, etc. If the nitrate of silver is deprived of its water of crystallization by fusion, the oxyd acquires a more intense corrosive power, and is called Lapis infernalis, Argentum nitricum fusum, Luna caustica, Causticum lunare, Toxites, etc. There were several varieties of the nitrate of silver in use among the ancients, such as: Succus aqua, essentia, quinta essentia, Oleum argenti (Paracelsus)--Turbithum lunas, Butyrum lunas (Thurneisser)--Sal argenti plumbeum (Cardanus)--Argentum philosophicum sen. philosophorum (Penotus et alii)--Magisterium lunare sen argenti, Crystallum Dianas, Catharticum lunare, Lapis lunaris (Sala)--Flores lunas, Luna purgans (Glauberus)--Argentum hydragogum (Boyle)--Tinc 1 Silver is frequently alloyed with copper, which may easily be recognized by the green or sapphire-blue tinge of the nitric acid holding the silver in solution. 2 The Lapis lunee of the ancients is not our nitrate of silver, but our selenite,--Lapis specularis, Plin. Glacies Mariae, Matth...
Title:Additions to the Materia medica puraFormat:PaperbackDimensions:110 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.23 inPublished:February 2, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217675220

ISBN - 13:9780217675222