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An ancient discipline from which the modern science of chemistry developed.

Alchemy came to be related to dreams through the work of Carl Jung, who perceived archetypal images in the symbolic language of alchemy. Jung suggested an existence of an unconscious urge towards psychological growth and health that he termed to be the individuation process.

The process was supposed to have propelled the individual towards psychic integration, bringing progressively more of the contents of the unconscious mind into the expanding awareness of the ego.

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alchemy (s) (noun), alchemies (pl)
A set of mystical beliefs based on the idea that ordinary matter can be perfected.

In the Middle Ages this became a semi-scientific discipline concerned; for example, with attempts to turn various metals into gold.

Alchemy, an ancient science
Terms and article about the science of alchemy.
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(how alchemists changed matter into useful applications)