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"Treatise on Metallic and Mineral Medicines" by Quercetanus (Joseph Du Chesne)."Treatise on Metallic and Mineral Medicines" by Quercetanus (Joseph Du Chesne).
A Collection of the Most Precious and Rare Secrets, Taken from the Manuscripts of the late Monsieur Joseph Du Chesne, Sieur de la Violette, Officer and Physician in Ordinary to the King.
Paris, 1641.
R.A.M.S. 1986.
84 pages.
(QUERCETANUS: .doc, .pdf)

Table of Contents
Treatise on Metallic Medicine.
Contents. p.2
PHILOSOPHICAL SOLVENTS Chapter I. p.4
The True Preparation of a Philosophical Salt for a General Solvent & Universal Medicine. p.4
A good way to freeze Spirits of Brandy. p.5
Another Wonderful Solvent. p.6
Another Solvent which is the Ardent MetalIic Water, p.7
Another Solvent called Philosophical Vinegar. p.8
Philosophical Water for Dissolving Two Luminaries. p.8
A Solvent for all Kinds of Precious Stones. p.9
Extraction of Oils & Tinctures from Minerals. p.10
GOLD Chapter II. p.11
Raymond Lully's Method Making Potable Gold. p.11
Use of the Preceding Philosophical Sulphur. p.12
Another Use of the Same Philosophical Sulphur. p.13
Another Use of the Same. p.13
II Method of Making Potable Gold. p.13
III Method of Making Potable Gold. p.14
IV Method of Making Potable Gold. p.16
V Method of Making Potable Gold. p.16
VI Method of Making Potable Gold. p.17
VII Method of Making Potable Gold. p.17
VIII ttlethod of Ivlaking Potable GoId. p.18
IX Method of lvlaking Potable Gold. p.18
X Method of Making Potable Gold. p.19
The Gold Oil of Rudeliusr Physician of Scueberg. p.19
Another Gold Oil according to de La Violette. p.20
Essence and Tincture of Gold. p.21
Sudorific Gold. p.22
Purgative GoId. p.23
Gold of Life. p.23
Vegetable Gold. p.24
Calcined Philosophical GoId. p.24
SILVER Chapter III p.26
Preparation of Luna for Diseases of the Brain. p.26
Another Preparation. p.26
Moon Oil . p.26
Moon Mercury. p.27
Calcination of Luna. p.27
IRON. Chapter IV. p.28
Preparation of Iron Regulus of Mars. p.28
Tincture of Mars. p.28
Salt or Crystal of Mars. p.29
COPPER. Chapter V. p.30
The Way of Extracting the Vitriol of Venus. p.30
Mercury of Venus. p.30
TIN Chapter VI p.31
Remedy for Cramps of the Womb from Flowers of Tin. p.31
A Powder of Tin Excellent for Flushing the Eyes.
LEAD Chapter VII p.33
Preparation of Saturn useful against Lepra of Human and Metallic Bodies. p.33
Another Solvent of Gold by Crystals of Saturn. p.35
OiI of Saturn. p.36
Another Excellent Oil of Saturn. p.36
Flowers of Saturn: Specific Remedy for Ophthalmias. p.37
Extraction of the Mercury of Saturn. p.37
Another Method for Extracting Mercury of Saturn. p.37
A Method of Making the Glass of Saturn. p.38
MERCURY Chapter VIII p.40
Purification of Mercury. p.40
Another Purification of Mercury. p.40
Sublimation of Mercury. p.40
Another Sublimation of Mercury. p.41
Excellent Precipitates of Mercury. p.42
Another Excellent Precipitate of Mercury. p.42
Precipitate of Mercury Without Aquafortis. p.43
Red Precipitate of Mercury. p.44
Red Mercury precipitated by Means of Quicklime. p.44
Mercury Precipitated in All Kind sof Colours. p.45
Diaphoretic and Fixed Mercury Precipitate. p.45
Another Diaphoretic and Fixed Mercury Precipitate. p.45
Mineral Turpeth. p.46
Another Mineral Turpeth. p.47
Essencified Mercury, p.48
Mercuryal Brandy. p.48
Another Mercurial Brandy. p.49
Soft (or sweet) OiI of Mercury. p.49
Another Excellent Soft (or sweet) OiI of Mercury. p.50
Mercurial Water. p.50
Another Mercurial Water p.50
Another Mercurial Water or Virgin's Milk of Sublimated Mercury. p.51
Treatise on Mineral Medicine.
Contents. p.52
Compilation p.55
The Printer to the Reader. p.55
ANTIMONY Chapter IX p.56
Elixir of Antimony. p.56
Essence of Antimony. p.57
Another Essence of Antimony. p.57
Antimony Precipitate. p.58
Sudorific of Antimony. p.58
Crocus or Sulphur of Antimony (Hepar Antimonii). p.58
Mixed Tincture of Antimony. p.59
Flowers of Antimony. p.59
Regulus of Antimony. p.59
Crystals of Antimony. p.60
Salt of Antimony. p.60
Oil of Antimony. p.61
Another OiI of Antimony. p.62
Mercury of Antimony. p.62
VITRI0L Chapter X. p.63
The Magistry of Vitriol. p.63
Separation and Conjunction of the EIements of vitriol for a Universal Medcine. p.63
Extraction of Vitriol from alI Metals. p.64
Extraction of the Sulphur of Vitriol. p.64
Crocus Martis of VitrioI. p.65
An Excellent Oil of Vitriol. p.65
OiI of Vitriol and Salt Together. p.65
Sweet OiI of Vitriol. p.66
Another Sweet Oil of Vitriol. p.66
SULPHUR. Chapter XI p.67
Sovereign Balsam of Sulphur for all Lung Diseases. p.67
Flowers of Sulphur. p.67
Mortification of the Sulphur. p.67
Tincture of Red Sulphur. p.68
Oil of Red Sulphur for the pest. p.68
Another Oil of Red Sulphur. p.68
ARSENIC Chapter XII p.69
Preparation of the Arsenic. p.69
Sublimation of the Arsenic. p.69
CINNABAR Chapter XIII p.70
Mineral Cinnabar. p.70
Extraction of Mercury from Common Cinnabar. p.70
Cinnabar of Antimony. p.70
PRECIOUS ST0NES Chapter XIV p.72
Essence of Corals and Pearls. p.72
Dissolution of Pearls with Vinegar of Saturn. p.72
Magistry of Pearls and Corals. p.73
Essence of Medicinal Stones. p.73
Essence of Hematite. p.73
Essence of Hyacinth. p.74
CRYSTAL Chapter XV p.75
Oil of Crystal for Calculi. p.75
TALC Chapter XVI p.76
Preparation of Talc for Reducing it to an Oil. p.76
Another Oil of Talc. p.76
Another ExcelIent Oil of Talc. p.76
SPECIAL SECRETS Chapter XVII p.79
The Author's Antipodagral (anti-gout) Water. p.79
The True Laundanum or Nepenthe of the Author. p.80
The Authorrs Elixir of Mercury of Life. p.81
The Authorrs Panacea. p.82
The Great Panacea of the Polychrest Anodyne of Montanus.(The Multiple-purpose Pain-killer). p.85

Note: Not included in the R.A.M.S. 1986 release, but included in the Table of contents was:
ANTIMONY Chapter IX
Elixir of Antimony.
Essence of Antimony.
Another Essence of Antimony.
Antimony Precipitate.
Sudorific of Antimony.
Crocus or Sulphur of Antimony (Hepar Antimontii) .
Mixed Tincture of Antimony.
Flowers of Antimony.
Regulus of Antimony.
Crystals of Antimony.
Salt of Antimony.
Oil of Antimony.
Another Oil of Antimony.
Mercury of Antimony.
VITRI0L Chapter X
The Magistry of Vitriol.
Separation and Conjunction of the Elements of vitriol for a Universal Medcine.
Extraction of Vitriol from all Metals.
Extraction of the Sulphur of Vitriol.
Crocus Martis of Vitriol.
An Excellent Oil of Vitriol.
OiI of Vitriol and Salt Together.
Sweet Oil of Vitriol.
Another Sweet Oil of Vitriol.
SULPHUR Chapter XI
Sovereign Balsam of Sulphur for aIl Lung Diseases.
Flowers of SuIphur.
Mortification of the Sulphur.
Tincture of Red Sulphur.
Oil of Red Sulphur for the pest.
Another Oil of Red Sulphur.

   
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