He adds, that volatile salt thus purified may be kept a long time, and will retain all its whiteness.
This is abundantly manifest in the Distillation of many animal Substances, which plentifully yield a volatile salt.
When nothing more will come over, let your vessels cool; then unlute them, separate the volatile salt, and weigh it directly.
It produced a moderate quantity of volatile salt, which was very transparent, and seemed to be crystallized in cubes.
Stir the whole with a wooden spatula, that the Essence may incorporate thoroughly with the volatile salt.
All these virtues may be said to be derived from the union of their balsamic oil and volatile salt.
And consisting much of a volatile salt, when that is fired out, make a light kind of cinders.