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Author: Tachenius, Otto, d. ca. 1670.
Title: Otto Tachenius his Hippocrates chymicus discovering the ancient foundation of the late viperine salt with his Clavis thereunto annexed translated by J.W.
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Print source: Otto Tachenius his Hippocrates chymicus discovering the ancient foundation of the late viperine salt with his Clavis thereunto annexed translated by J.W.
Tachenius, Otto, d. ca. 1670., J. W.

London: printed and are to be sold by W: Marshall at the Bible in Newgate Street, 1690.
Alternate titles: Antiquissimae Hipprocraticae medicinae clavis. English.
Subject terms:
Alchemy -- Early works to 1800.
Elixir of life -- Early works to 1800.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A64574.0001.001

Contents
title page
TRANSLATOR TO THE READER.
PUBLISHER TO THE READER.
To the Most Serene and Mighty PRINCES, The LORDS Brethren.
The PREFACE to the Courteous READER, And Lover of the Ancient Doctrine of HIPPOCRATES.
Otto Tachenius, HIS HIPPOCRATES CHYMICƲS.
CHAP. I.
CHAP. II.
CHAP. III. Sal Alcaly, what it is.
CHAP. IV. Alcaly and Oyl are made Soap.
CHAP. V. The Composition, and Dissolution, or Destruction of Glass.
CHAP. VI.
CHAP. VII.
CHAP. VIII. The Founders Art doth further shew, that Alcalyes and Acids are absorbed.
CHAP. IX. The Prerogative and Priviledge of Alcaly of Tartar.
CHAP. X. That the Bodies of Alcalyes are Vacua, proved by examples.
CHAP. XI. Concerning the Volatile Alcaly of Animals.
CHAP. XII. How Volatile Alcaly is generated in an Animal, and the parts of it.
CHAP. XIII. The occult Acid is made Manifest
CHAP. XIV. The Precedent Illustrated by the Resolution and Composition of the Stone.
CHAP. XV. A Thing unheard of, and admirable, yet most ancient, discoursed of.
CHAP. XVI. A return from the former Digression, to the Mecha∣nical Demonstration of Alcalyes.
CHAP. XVII. Ʋpon Occasion of Vitriol, the Salts of Vegetables are more exactly and throughly considered.
CHAP. XVIII. Pass we now out of the Mines (Ʋnder-ground) into a plea∣sant Garden, to the more hidden Volatile Alcalyes of Ve∣getables.
CHAP. XIX. An untrodden Path discovered.
CHAP. XX. The Spiritual Representation of Plants.
CHAP. XXI. A Summary Rehearsal of what hath been spoken.
CHAP. XXII. A Childish Opinion Discovered.
CHAP. XXIII. Obscure things, made manifest.
CHAP. XXIV. Nocuments are Documents.
CHAP. XXV. Minerva Treated.
CHAP. XXVI.
CHAP. XXVII. A further Probation, that there is Acidity in Flame.
CHAP. XXVIII. The ways and necessities of Precipitation discovered.
CHAP. XXIX. Nux Cassa.
CHAP. XXX.
AN INDEX Of the Experiment other Remarkes in HIPPOCRATES CHYMICƲS AFOREGOING, Fitted to the several Pages.
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To the Serene and Mighty Prince, the Lord CHRISTIANƲS ALBERTƲS By the Grace of God, Heir of Norway, Duke of Sleswick, and Holsatia, Stormar, and Dithmarsh, Earl of Oldenburg and Delmenhorst, His very good Lord.
THE PREFACE TO THE COURTEOUS READER And Lover of the Ancient Hippocratical MEDICINE.
Otto Tachenius HIS KEY To the Ancient HIPPOCRATICAL LEARNING.
CHAP. I. Acid and Alcaly, the most Ancient Principles of Things, what they are?
CHAP. II. Acid, the most Ancient Principle, as being Spiri∣tual, is not subjected to the Sensure or Judgement of the Senses.
CHAP. III. Alcaly, what it is? and how it is made, both by Nature, and by Art? and whence it had that name?
CHAP. IV. Trenchar-Salt, or the Salt which we eat, how much it differs from Vitrifying and Sa∣ponary Alcaly?
CHAP. V. The Preparation of Medicinable Stals.
CHAP. VI. That the Seminal Vertue of all things is Acid, and that Acids lead Alcalyes ad Lubitum, and that every Acid Liquor is a Solution of Acid-Salt in Elementary Water.
CHAP. VII. That no Matter can be so destroyed, but It will remain under some Form or other.
CHAP. VIII. That Acid doth both Destroy and Perfect, and that the Fire, the Sun, and Acid have the same Vertues and Powers.
CHAP. IX. That Acid and Alcaly in Animals is the innate Calid and Radical Humid.
THE INDEX Of the CHAPTERS contained in this CLAVIS.
THE INDEX: Containing the PRINCIPAL EXPERIMENTS and other Observable Things, Which occur in the CLAVIS AFOREGOING.
An Advertisement concerning the ERRATA.
In HIPPOCRATES CHYMICƲS.
In the CLAVIS.