Origin of realgar
Examples from the Web for realgar
In former times, orpiment, like realgar, was employed in medicine.
Note: Realgar: The Chinese believe that realgar is a mithridate and tonic.The Chinese Fairy Book|Various
As for the refining of Metals, the Indians are wholly ignorant of it, being content with the Realgar.A New Voyage to Carolina|John Lawson
To the unctuous juices belong these species: sulphur, bitumen, realgar and orpiment.De Re Metallica|Georgius Agricola
An alternative to the above process is to hasten the earlier part of the liming by employing sodium sulphide instead of realgar.Animal Proteins|Hugh Garner Bennett