Origin of alkahest
Related formsal·ka·hes·tic, al·ka·hes·ti·cal, adjective
Examples from the Web for alkahest
Alkahest, Alcahest, al′ka-hest, n. the universal solvent of the alchemists.
Paracelsus, a bold empiric and wild Caballist, asserted that he had discovered it, and called it his 'Alkahest'.The PG Edition of Chesterfield's Letters to His Son|The Earl of Chesterfield
The idea of the Alkahest had swept like a conflagration through the building.
She must bring down the spirit of the sun and blend it with her own—for wheat partakes of the alkahest.Child and Country|Will Levington Comfort
It was the only moment for sixteen long years when Balthazar forgot the Alkahest.