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Author: Thrasher, William.
Title: The marrow of chymical physick, or, The practice of making chymical medicines divided in three books, viz. shewing the true and perfect order to distil, or draw forth from vegetables, minerals and metals, their spirits, oyls, vinegars ... &c. : whereunto is added at the end of every such preparation its vertue and medicinal use for the preservation of health and restoring the diseased to sanity, a rare way of making metaline glass of any colour whatsoever ... / by Will. Thraster.
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2012 November (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: The marrow of chymical physick, or, The practice of making chymical medicines divided in three books, viz. shewing the true and perfect order to distil, or draw forth from vegetables, minerals and metals, their spirits, oyls, vinegars ... &c. : whereunto is added at the end of every such preparation its vertue and medicinal use for the preservation of health and restoring the diseased to sanity, a rare way of making metaline glass of any colour whatsoever ... / by Will. Thraster.
Thrasher, William.

London: Printed and are to be sold by Peter Parker, 1679.
Notes:
Reproduction of original in the Cambridge University Library.
Subject terms:
Pharmacy -- Early works to 1800.
Chemistry -- Early works to 1800.
Recipes -- Early works to 1800.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A62480.0001.001

Contents
title page
TO THE READER.
Chymical Physick. Book I.
What the Distillation of Chymical Medicines are; the Kindes thereof, with the Instru∣ments and Vessels thereunto belonging.
Of Lutum Sapientia, or Chymical Lute▪
Of the Structure of Furnaces for the Di∣stilling of Vegetable Spirits and Oyls.
The manner of Distilling by the second Furnace.
Of the Distillation by Balneo, and by Sand or Ashes.
The Form of a Winde-Furnace, with the way of Distilling by an open Fire.
Of the Distillation of Spirit, or Aquavitae, from Lees of Beer, Wine, &c.
To Draw Spirits from all manner of Corn, or Grain.
Spirit of Fruits, Herbs, Flowers, Seeds, Roots, &c.
Spirit of Herbs, Flowers, Seeds, Roots, &c. another way.
Of Chymical Oyls of Vegetables in general.
Oyl, or Essence of Vegetables.
The Elixirating of Vegetables, or their true Essence.
Oyl of Vegetables in general by Expression.
Of the making most excellent, durable Balsams of Vegetables.
Particular Ways of making Oyls of Spices, Herbs, Roots, Seeds, &c. with their Vertues and Ʋses.
Oyl of Cynnamon.
The Vertues of the Oyl and Spirit of Cinnamon.
Oyl of Cloves.
The Vertue of the Oyl of Cloves.
Oyl of Nutmegs.
Its Vertues.
Oyl of Mace.
The Vertues.
Oyl of Pepper.
Its Vertues.
Oyl of Saffron.
Its Vertues.
To make Oyl of Bay-berries.
Oyl of Bay-berries.
Its Vertues.
To make Oyl of Juniper-berries.
Oyl of Juniper-berries.
Its Vertues.
Oyl of Calamus Aromaticus.
Its Vertues.
Oyl of Zedory.
Its Vertues.
Oyl of Roses.
Its Vertues.
Oyl of Fennel-seed.
Its Vertues.
To make Oyl of Anni-seeds, or Caraway-seeds.
Oyl of Anni-seeds, or Caraway-seeds.
Oyl of Dill.
Its Vertues.
Oyl of Cummin-seed.
Its Vertues.
Oyl of Parsley-seed.
Its Vertues.
To make Oyl of Rosemary Flowers.
Oyl of Rosemary Flowers.
Oyl of Rue.
Its Vertues.
Oyl of Ive
Its Vertues.
Oyl of Wilde Time.
Its Vertues.
Oyl of Garden Time.
Its Vertues.
Oyl of sweet Marjerom.
Its Vertues.
Oyl of Sage.
Its Vertues.
Oyl of Penerial.
Its Vertues.
Oyl of Mints.
Its Vertues.
The Oyl of Peony-Seeds.
Its Vertues.
Oyl of Spike, or Lavender.
Its Vertues.
Oyl of Worm-Wood.
Its Vertues.
Oyl of Tobacco.
Its Vertues.
Oyl of Clary.
Its Vertues.
Particular ways of making the Oyls of Gums and Rozins, &c.
To make Oyl of Mastick.
To make Oyl of Mastick another way.
To make Oyl of Mastick another way.
The Vertue of the Oyl of Mastick.
Oyl of Myrrh.
Its Vertues.
Oyl of Storax Calamite.
Its Vertues.
To make Oyl of Benjamin.
To make Oyl of Galbanum.
Its Vertues.
Oyl of Sagapenum.
Its Vertues.
Oyl of Opopanax.
Its Vertues.
Oyl of Euphorbium.
Its Vertues.
To make Oyl of Amber.
The Vertue of the true Oyl of Amber.
Oyl of Amoniac.
Its Vertues.
Oyl of Sarcocolla.
Its Vertues.
To make Oyl of Castor.
Its Vertues.
Of making Oyl of Frankincense.
Its Vertues.
To make Oyl of Turpentine.
The Vertue of the Oyls of Turpentine.
Oyl of the Philosophers, Or the blessed Oyl.
Oleum Sanctum, or Oyl of Bricks.
Its Vertues.
To make Oyl of Wax.
Its Vertues.
The Quintessence of Honey.
Its Vertues.
Quintessence of Mans Blood.
Its Vertues.
Oyl of the Blood of a Stag.
Its Vertues.
Oyl of Lignum Vitae, or Guaiacum.
Its Vertues.
Oyl of Camphire.
Its Vertues.
To make Oyl of Moss and Whites of Eggs.
Elixir Proprietatis.
Its Vertues.
Rozin of Jallap.
Its Vertues.
Rozin of Scamony.
Its Vertues.
A Cordial Stomachical Purgative Tincture.
Its Vertues.
Extract of Radij.
Its Vertues.
Laudanum Paracelsi.
Its Vertues.
Preparation of Opium, or Laudanum.
Its Vertues.
Corrector of Vegetables, or the Preparation of Salt of Tartar.
Its Vertues.
Mathews, Or rather Starkies Pill.
Its Vertues.
Dulcified Salt of Tartar.
Its Vertues.
Spirit of Tartar.
The Vertues of the Spirit and Oyl.
Spirit and Oyl of Cranium Humanum.
Its Vertues.
Oyl and Spirit of Harts-Horn.
Its Vertues.
Spirit of Mans Hair.
Its Vertues.
Spirit of Ʋrine.
Its Vertues.
Spirit of Wine.
Its Vertue.
Animal Mercury.
Spirit of Vineger.
Spirit of Vineger.
Spirit of Vineger.
Spirit of Vineger.
Its Vertues.
A Water for the Falling-sickness.
Its Vertues.
Tincture of Coral.
Its Ʋse.
Magistery of Coral.
Spirit of Coral.
Spirit and Tincture of Pearls.
Its Vertues.
The Essence of Coral and Pearl.
Magisterie of Egg-shells.
Its Ʋse.
Preparation of Burnt Alume.
Its Vertues.
Calcination of Punex Stone.
Its Vertues.
A certain Remedy for the Scrofula.
Ʋse.
Oyl, or Ointment for the same.
Elixir of Salt of Tartar.
Compound Spirit of Tartar.
A most general Chymical Salve, curing all Wounds, Ʋlcers, Fistulaes, Cancers.
A general Water for the Compleating the Cure of Cancers, Fistulaes, Ʋlcers, &c.
Its Ʋse.
A Rare Cordial.
Its Vertues.
A very excellent Plaister, or Seer-cloth.
Its Vertues.
A most rare Chymical Balsam.
Its Vertues.
Tartarus Vitriolatus.
Its Vertues.
Christals of Tartar.
Spirit of Manna.
Its Vertues.
Syrup of Vineger.
Its Vertues.
Syrup of Lemond-Rinde.
Its Ʋse.
Vineger of the Philosopher.
The Second BOOK. Of Salts and Minerals.
Of Sea Salt.
Preparation of Common-Salt.
Its Vertues.
Spirit of Salt.
Its Vertues.
Spirit of Salt.
Spirit of Salt.
Spirit, or Oyl of Salt.
Of Salt-Petre.
Spirit of Salt-Petre.
Their Vertues and Ʋse.
Aqua-fortis.
Its Vertue.
To make a sulphurous Aqua-fortis.
Aqua Regis.
Water and Spirit of Salarmoniack.
The Vertue of the Spirit.
Purified Niter, or Lapis Prunello:
Its Virtues.
Spirit of Salt-Petre.
Its Vertues.
Of Vitriol.
Purifying of Vitriol, of Sympathetical Powder.
Calcination of Vitriol.
Its Ʋse.
The preparing of Vitriol, and the making Ens Veneris.
Its Vertues.
Spirit and Oyl of Vitriol.
A Rare Spirit of Vitriol.
Its Vertues.
Red Oyl of Vitriol.
Spirit and red Oyl of Vitriol.
Its Vertues.
Ens Veneris.
Arcanum of Vitriol.
Its Vertues.
Of Antimony.
Vitrium, or Glass of Antimony.
Its Ʋse.
Regulus of Antimony.
Its Ʋse.
Diaphoretick Antimony.
Its Vertues.
Tincture of Sulphur of Antimony.
Regulus Martis.
Crocus Metallorum, or Liver of Antimony.
Its Ʋse.
Fixed Powder of Antimony.
Its Vertues.
Balsam of Antimony.
Oyl of Antimony.
Its Ʋse.
Cinaber of Antimony.
Its Vertue.
Mercurius Vitae.
Its Ʋse.
Bezoardicum Minerali.
Its Ʋse.
Flowers of Antimony.
Tincture of Antimony.
Its Vertues.
Sulphur of Antimony.
Salt of Antimony.
Vineger of Antimony.
Its Ʋse.
Mercury of Antimony.
Sulphur of Antimony.
In Ʋse.
Acid Oyl of Antimony.
Its Vertues.
Purge of Antimony.
Of Arsnick.
An easie Way of purifying Arsnick from its venemous qualities.
Its Vertues.
To Sublime Arsnick.
Its Vertues.
Fixing of Arsnick.
Of Flints.
Powder of Flints.
Its Ʋse.
Oyl of Flints.
Its Vertues.
Artificial Precious Stones.
Salt of Chrystals.
Its Ʋse.
Of Talck.
Its Ʋse.
Calination of Talck.
Spirit Flores, of Zinck or Spelter.
Its Vertues.
Preparation of Lapis Calaminaris.
The Vertue of the Powder and Tincture.
Of Sulphur.
Flower of Sulphur.
Its Vertues.
To purifie the Flower of Brimstone.
Its Ʋse▪
Balsam of Sulphur.
Tincture of Sulphur.
I Vertues.
Tincture of Sulphur.
Oyl of Sulphur par Campane.
Its Vertue.
The Third BOOK. Of the Preparation of Metals.
Mercury Sublimate.
Red Precipitate.
Its Ʋse.
Turbith Mineral.
Its Ʋse.
White Precipitate.
Its Vertues.
Mercurius Diphoreticus.
Its Ʋse.
Purging Mercury.
Its Ʋse.
Mercurius Dulcis.
Its Vertues.
To make Mercury of Mettals.
Oyl, or Water of Mercury.
Its Vertues.
Arcanem Corallinem.
Its Vertues.
Of Lead and Tin.
To calcine Lead.
To calcine Lead. or Tin.
Its Vertues.
To Calcine ♄ parse.
To sublime Lead or Tin.
Its Vertues.
Lacca Virginis.
Salt, Spirit, and Oyl of Lead, or Tin.
Its Vertues.
To make Glass of all colours, for the In∣amelling of Rings, &c.
Spirit and Oyl of Saturn.
Of Iron, or Steel.
Crocus Martis.
Its Ʋse.
Oyl, and Crocus Martis.
Its Vertues.
Crocus Martis.
Oyl, or Tincture of Mars.
Ens Mars, and Oyl of Mars.
Salt, or Vitriol of Mars.
Its Vertues.
Oyl, and Flower of Mars.
Of Silver.
To calcine Luna with Mercury.
To calcine Luna with Aquafortis.
Its Vertues.
Purging Chrystals of Silver.
Its Vertues.
Chrystals, or Vitriol of Luna.
Its Vertues.
Of Venus.
Crocus Veneris.
Crocus Veneris.
Crocus Veneris, and Verdigreece.
Its Vertues.
Corrosive Oyl of Venus.
Its Vertues.
Ens Veneris.
Flowers of Venus, or Copper.
subpart
Its Vertues.
Salt, or Vitriol of Venus.
Its Vertues.
Of Gold.
To Calcine Gold with Mercury.
To purge and calcine Gold by Aqua Regis.
Purging and exalting Gold by Cementation.
Tincture of Gold.
Its Vertues.
Oyl of Talck.
Its Vertue.
Of the colouring of Glass.
The best way for the calcining of Metals, for the colouring Glass, and for painting.