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This page is about the meaning, origin and characteristic of the symbol, emblem, seal, sign, logo or flag: Digestion (alchemy).
In alchemy, digestion is a process in which gentle heat is applied to a substance over a period of several weeks.
This was traditionally performed by sealing a sample of the substance in a flask, and keeping the flask in fresh horse dung or sometimes in direct sunlight. Today, practitioners of alchemy use thermostat-controlled incubators.
Digestion is considered one of the 12 core alchemical processes and is "ruled", or "dominated", by the zodiacal sign of Leo.
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Asymmetric, Open shape, Monochrome, Contains curved lines, Has no crossing lines.
Category: Alchemical Symbols.
Digestion (alchemy) is part of the Alchemical processes group.
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