The Consultation Letters of Dr William Cullen (1710-1790) at the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh


Fossil Alkali

Sometimes equated with Natron. A naturally occurring mineral salt imported from Egypt and the Middle East, but various artificial means of manufacture from sea and other salts were patented in the eighteenth century.

Category: Ingredients
Sub category: Mineral

2 documents found with this item tagged. See below for the various ways that this item has been used in the the documents.

[DOC ID:5817] alkali saturated with the aerial acid on page (2)
[ID:5817] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Dr Joseph Brandreth / Regarding: Mr K. (Patient) / 5 May 1789 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:2167] fossile alkali on page (1)
[ID:2167] From: Dr Alexander Taylor (Sanders) / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: [A matter not directly regarding a patient] / 3? March? 1782 / (Incoming)