The process of psychic transformation occurs in the formula Solve et Coagula, which is to say, destroy and recreate; dissolve and conjoin; break down so as to come back together.
The solve or dissolution is associated with the moon (moisture and coldness), while the coagula is associated with the sun (dryness and heat).
The function of the glass bottle is to act as a vessel and womb for creation, as glass is a mercurial substance that contains the process of transmutation. According to the Book of Symbols, "Glass was associated with salt and ash, symbolically the distilled residues of physical and psychical process of calcination, sublimation, and purification."
For alchemists, all alchemy must take place sub rosa (under the rose), or in a state of secrecy.
Light for personal transmutation; to alter or reverse circumstances outside the self; to improve health; to align the macrocosm with microcosm; for spiritual and psychological wholeness; for balance. “Alchemy” can be synonymous with “the Magician” card of the tarot.
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