- Aludel is a subliming pot used in alchemy & medieval chemistry.
- Typically pear-shaped pots, generally made of earthenware or glass, which are open at both ends.
- Each aludel has a short neck at both the top & bottom.
- This enables a series of aludels to be conjoined in succession by means of the neck.
- The lowest aludel is adapted to a pot which can contain the substance that is to be sublimed.
- This lowest aludel can then be placed in a furnace to heat the contents to enable sublimation.
- At the top is a head which retains the ascending material which has undergone condensation.
- An aludel can also refer to a glass vessel which is used primarily for sublimation.
- Hermetic Vase
- Philosopher's Egg
- Vase of the Philosophy
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