Note: realgar: The Chinese believe that realgar is a mithridate and tonic.
An alternative to the above process is to hasten the earlier part of the liming by employing sodium sulphide instead of realgar.
As for the refining of Metals, the Indians are wholly ignorant of it, being content with the realgar.
Another method is to place the skins in a paste of lime to which realgar has been added in slaking.
In former times, orpiment, like realgar, was employed in medicine.
Then his wife untied him, carried him to bed, and gave him wine mingled with realgar to drink.
To the unctuous juices belong these species: sulphur, bitumen, realgar and orpiment.
Cinnabar, realgar, orpiment and coal form the rest of the mineral products of Kwei-chow.
A mounting medium of the highest refractive index, such as realgar, is required to resolve the stri.
There is also a flux which separates sulphur, orpiment and realgar from metalliferous ore.