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Glauber Salts

So called from Johann Rudolph Glauber, a German alchemist, who discovered it in 1658 in his researches after the philosopher's stone. It is the sulphate of soda.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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