This is performed by shreds of any white woolen cloth in vessels as you can see hereafter expressed.
A. Signifies the vessels.
B. The shreds.
Note that the shreds must be first wet in fair water, and the feculent matter be put into the uppermost vessel.
Note also, whereas here be two receivers, that in many cases one may be sufficient.
This way serves for the purifying of decoctions, juices, or diesolutions of salts from their feculency, for that which is distilled by the shreds is as clear as crystal, when what remains is very feculent.
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