Transmutation of the Body

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Transmutation of the Body

The aim of spiritual alchemy to restore a human being to the fundemental condition of grace, strength, perfection, beauty, and physical immortality. Dedicated alchemists over the ages labored to discover the secret of the elixir of life, which occultists believed would achieve this renewal of youth, and grant immortality. Endless recipes for this medicine have been given, and some alchemists honestly believed they had attained it, but it still has not been proven.


Atwood, Mary Anne. Suggestive Inquiry Into the Hermetic Mystery. London, 1850. Reprint, Belfast, Ireland, 1918. Reprint, New York: Julian Press, 1960.

Redgrove, H. Stanley. Alchemy: Ancient and Modern. London, 1911. Reprint, New Hyde Park, N.Y.: University Books, 1969.