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According to Paracelsus, "the sumum of theological and philosophical truths is contained in the religion of the two lights, the light of grace and the light of nature". We have wanted to follow the lessons of this Renaissance genius, and to order the principles, the grace or mystic and the nature of chemistry.

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"For every one shall be salted with fire, and every sacrifice shall be salted with salt . Salt is good: but if the salt has lost his saltness, wherewith will ye season it? Have salt i n yourselves, and have peace one with another". ( Mark 9, 49-50)

"I say then that salt is the true grain, the seed not only of this world but of the next; and it is a mystery that God hath made. It is the living water, wherein there dwells a Divine Fire, and this Fire binds the parts thereof to himself, coagulates them and stops their flux. And salt is the water that wets not the hand". (T. Vaughan, The Fraternity of the Rosy Cross)

"Substance composed of a bit of sulphuric earth and a lot of mercurial water. The chemists understand by salt , the substantial matter of the bodies, in which sulphur is the form". (Dom Pernety, Mytho-HermeticDicctionary)

All moisture shall be expelled from the hearth, and fire shall consume the foul grime until the virginal salt appears, to which will be given back the heavenly water in order to form God's new world [.]".(L. Cattiaux, The Message Rediscovered 2, 83')

"God is closer to man than to any other earthly body, except for the salt of the earth". (L. Cattiaux, The Message Rediscovered 12, 46')

"When wood is burned, the grossly mercurial and superfluous moisture is evaporated, the heavily sulphured and bituminous matter is consumed by the fire and is also evaporated, tending to the perfection through his elevation; but the salt remains in the ashes with the fundamentally fixed humidity, that can be neither consumed nor destroyed". (The Cosmopolite. Philosophical Letter)

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