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Andreas Libavius

1540?-1616

German physician who investigated the practical application of chemistry to the discipline of medicine. Libavius wrote a number of books on medicine and chemistry, the best known is probably Alchymia, published first in 1597 then in 1606. He described in this book the methods of preparation for various chemicals; it is regarded as the publication that set the standard for seventeenth-century chemistry texts in France.

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