Sal acetosellae
Sal Sal (s[a^]l), n. [L. See {Salt}.] (Chem. & Pharm.) Salt. [1913 Webster]

{Sal absinthii} [NL.] (Old Chem.), an impure potassium carbonate obtained from the ashes of wormwood ({Artemisia Absinthium}).

{Sal acetosell[ae]} [NL.] (Old Chem.), salt of sorrel.

{Sal alembroth}. (Old Chem.) See {Alembroth}.

{Sal ammoniac} (Chem.), ammonium chloride, {NH4Cl}, a white crystalline volatile substance having a sharp salty taste, obtained from gas works, from nitrogenous matter, etc. It is largely employed as a source of ammonia, as a reagent, and as an expectorant in bronchitis. So called because originally made from the soot from camel's dung at the temple of Jupiter Ammon in Africa. Called also {muriate of ammonia}.

{Sal catharticus} [NL.] (Old Med. Chem.), Epsom salts.

{Sal culinarius} [L.] (Old Chem.), common salt, or sodium chloride.

{Sal Cyrenaicus}. [NL.] (Old Chem.) See {Sal ammoniac} above.

{Sal de duobus}, {Sal duplicatum} [NL.] (Old Chem.), potassium sulphate; -- so called because erroneously supposed to be composed of two salts, one acid and one alkaline.

{Sal diureticus} [NL.] (Old Med. Chem.), potassium acetate.

{Sal enixum} [NL.] (Old Chem.), acid potassium sulphate.

{Sal gemm[ae]} [NL.] (Old Min.), common salt occuring native.

{Sal Jovis} [NL.] (Old Chem.), salt tin, or stannic chloride; -- the alchemical name of tin being Jove.

{Sal Martis} [NL.] (Old Chem.), green vitriol, or ferrous sulphate; -- the alchemical name of iron being Mars.

{Sal microcosmicum} [NL.] (Old Chem.) See {Microcosmic salt}, under {Microcosmic}.

{Sal plumbi} [NL.] (Old Chem.), sugar of lead.

{Sal prunella}. (Old Chem.) See {Prunella salt}, under 1st {Prunella}.

{Sal Saturni} [NL.] (Old Chem.), sugar of lead, or lead acetate; -- the alchemical name of lead being Saturn.

{Sal sedativus} [NL.] (Old Chem.), sedative salt, or boric acid.

{Sal Seignette} [F. seignette, sel de seignette] (Chem.), Rochelle salt.

{Sal soda} (Chem.), sodium carbonate. See under {Sodium}.

{Sal vitrioli} [NL.] (Old Chem.), white vitriol; zinc sulphate.

{Sal volatile}. [NL.] (a) (Chem.) See {Sal ammoniac}, above. (b) Spirits of ammonia. [1913 Webster]


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  • Oxālsäuresalze — (Oxalate), Verbindungen der Oxalsäure mit Basen, finden sich zum Teil in der Natur und werden aus Oxalsäure und den betreffenden Basen dargestellt oder, soweit sie unlöslich sind, aus der Lösung eines Oxalsäuresalzes durch andre Salze gefällt.… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

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