This must be performed by these following vessels.
A. Signifies the furnace itself.
B. The retort which stands in water or sand, wherein the matter to be distilled is put, instead, whereof if you please you may put a gourd glass with a head to it.
D. Another vessel where is more fresh matter, out of which the tincture is to be drawn, and which stands upon ashes with a fire under it.
E. The furnace with a pan of ashes. F The receiver.
G. The hole of the furnace to put in coals to heat the second matter.
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