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This page lists all the various symbols in the Alchemical Symbols category.

Alchemical symbols, originally devised as part of alchemy, were used to denote some elements and some compounds until the 18th century. Note that while notation like this was mostly standardized, style and symbol varied between alchemists, so this page lists the most common.

Symbols in this category:

Hepar terraepond (alchemy)

An 18th century chemical symbol representing hepar terraepond, Barium Sulfide, "hepar" being Latin for 'liver', "terræpond" short for "Terra Ponderosa," the name of the first recognized ores of Barium.

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Honey Sign

Alchemic symbol for honey, one of many others that were in use.

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Honey sign (alternate #1)

One of the alchemists' signs for honey.

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Honey sign (alternate #2)

This is one of the alchemists' signs for honey.

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Honey sign (alternate #3)

This sign is said to be one of the alchemists' signs for honey.

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Honey sign (alternate #4)

One of the alchemists' signs for honey.

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Horse dung (alchemy)

A symbol used by alchemists to represent horse dung.

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Horse dung (alternate)

A symbol used by alchemists to represent horse dung.

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Hot fire (alchemy)

A sign used in alchemy to represent a particularly intense flame.

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Hot fire (alternate)

A sign used in alchemy to represent a particularly intense flame.

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Hot water (alchemy)

An alchemical symbol indicating hot or warm water.

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Hour (alchemy)

One of several "time signs" used in alchemy to indicate the period of an hour.

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Hour (alternate #1)

In 17th century French alchemical practices, this symbol was a "time sign" used to represent the period of an hour.

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Hour (alternate #2)

One of several "time signs" used in alchemy to indicate the period of an hour.

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Hydrochloric acid (alchemy)

The alchemical symbol for hydrochloric acid.

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