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  • Title: Lecture: Spiritual Emptiness and Social Life
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    • this modern age, he must not only have smelt the fumes of prussic acid
  • Title: Lecture: The Invisible Man Within Us
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    • if we absorbed more oxygen. The more the carbonic acid formation
  • Title: Lecture: Polarities in Health, Illness and Therapy
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    • acid. It is one of the constituents of granite. It is transparently
    • of the effect of that which lies in the silicic acid formation process. Thus
    • if one brings this silicic acid formation process into the human organism,
    • remedy which is produced in the proper manner out of silicic acid, the
    • correspond to the silicic acid process are contained in the root organs of
  • Title: Being of Man/Future Evolution: Lecture 2: Different Types of Illness
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    • acid. One thing, however, is left out of account, although, needless
    • stomach complaint is treated with hydrochloric acid, it would be a
  • Title: Agriculture Course: Lecture 1
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    • illnesses are treated with silicic acid taken internally, or
  • Title: Agriculture Course: Lecture 2
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    • — in the form of silicic acid, for instance, and in other
    • air beneath the surface contains more carbonic acid, and the air
    • than 90% of silicic acid. In equisetum the cosmic is present, so to
  • Title: Agriculture Course: Lecture 3
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    • bound to the oxygen, as carbonic acid. Carbon in the human
    • carbonic acid and so to be breathed out.
    • full impetus of the carbonic acid, as we do in the everyday,
    • metallic acids, or even bitumen which is scarcely mineral at all. It
  • Title: Agriculture Course: Lecture 5
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    • collected. It is to this effect: “Nitrogen, phosphoric acid, calcium,
    • the soil if plant-growth is to prosper there. Silicic acid, on the other
    • if we fail to take the silicic acid or the lead or mercury or arsenic
    • or limestone or phosphoric acid. Heaven provides silicic acid, lead,
    • the other hand, to have the proper phosphoric acid, potash and limestone-content
    • silicic acid — these substances the plants suck upward from the
    • acid, lead and mercury, which are at work in the finest homoeopathic
    • — silicic acid, lead, etc., which come to the earth in finest
    • something to attract the silicic acid from the whole cosmic environment,
    • for we must have this silicic acid in the plant. Precisely with regard
    • to silicic acid, the Earth gradually loses its power in the course of
    • this loss of silicic acid; they think it insignificant for the growth
    • Silicic acid contains silicon
    • In time, we need the silicic acid to attract and draw in the cosmic
    • interaction between the silicic acid and the potassium — not
    • plant which by its own relationship between potassium and silicic acid
    • between the silicic acid finely, homoeopathically distributed in the
    • Cosmos, and that which is needed as silicic acid throughout the given
    • acid from the atmosphere and from the Cosmos as the plants need, to
    • with silicic acid, it will grow sensitive to all things, and will draw
  • Title: Lecture: The Templars
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    • oxygen of the air and make carbonic acid gas, so does the ether body use up
  • Title: Conferencia: La Comunión Espiritual de la Humanidad
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    • adquirirlos. Por así decirlo, han nacido de nuestra propia vida del
  • Title: Four Seasons/Archangels: Lecture II: The Christmas Imagination
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    • acid-formation process, and especially to the salt-process, for
    • the salts derive from the acids; and this is what the Earth really
    • acid, lime and so forth. But our flea anatomist would never come to
  • Title: Four Seasons/Archangels: Lecture III: The Easter Imagination
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    • growing plants draw water and carbonic acid from the limestone in the
    • sprout, they assimilate and draw in carbonic acid. Hence the carbonic
    • acid is active in a higher region than it is in winter; it rises into
    • to raise up a sort of carbonic acid mist or vapour from the Earth
    • beings were to succeed in causing a vapour of carbonic acid to rise
    • acid. For just as I explained that in all water there is a mercurial,
    • quicksilver element, so in carbonic acid there is always a
    • is no carbonic acid which consists
    • oxygen atoms: no such thing exists. In the carbonic acid we breathe
    • acid, CO2, one
    • carbonic acid which does not contain a phosphoric, sulphurous element
  • Title: World History: Lecture III: Asiatic Mysteries of Ephesus, Gilgamesh and Eabani
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    • present in a finely distributed condition as silicic acid was
    • from the surrounding Cosmos. And thus in the silicic acid
    • Besides the silicic acid, there was imbedded also in this
  • Title: World History: Lecture V: Mysteries of the East, West, and of Ephesus
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    • know how to-day, when there is carbonic acid in the air, that
    • feel that we ourselves have breathed out the carbonic acid, we
    • out-breathed breath, upon the carbonic acid that was in him and
    • the carbonic acid we have breathed out — we do not
  • Title: World History: Lecture VII: The Fifteenth Century and the Transition from Mind-Soul to Spiritual-Soul
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    • quartz crystals, like the crystals of silicic acid. If you go
    • wax and the quartz is made of silicic acid.
    • aid of silicic acid. There you have forces that come from the
  • Title: Threefold Order II: Lecture 2: On Propaganda of the Threefold Social Order
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    • acid!) will not help us to a blade of grass to-day; for the
  • Title: Supersensible Knowledge: Lecture IV: The Origin of Evil
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    • carbonic acid that would destroy the air were it not inhaled
  • Title: Supersensible Knowledge: Lecture XI: Who are the Rosicrucians?
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    • being carbonic acid into oxygen. Thus, what today the plant
    • does for human beings — transforming the carbonic acid in
  • Title: Spiritual Relations in the Configuration of the Human Organism: Lecture II
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    • off through the uric acid and the urea. But what radiates forth from
    • acid will be found with them in the bodily substances. Thus the liver-system
    • urea, uric acid, which is not meant to be contained in the sphere of
  • Title: Problem of Faust: Lecture VI: The Helena Saga and the Riddle of Freedom
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    • will have to battle. We must however acid another thing which
  • Title: Esoteric Cosmology: Lecture III: God, Man, Nature
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    • All the world knows that man inhales oxygen and exhales carbonic acid.
    • cannot inhale carbonic acid for the purposes of nourishing his being.
    • He would die, whereas the carbonic acid keeps the plants alive. The
    • animals provide the plants with the carbonic acid by which they, in
    • acid it absorbs? It builds up its own body. We know that the corpse of
    • the plant is coal. Coal is thus crystallised carbonic acid.
    • the carbonic acid cannot be used for the purpose of building up the
    • acid.
    • kingdom. Oxygen and carbonic acid are in-breathed and out-breathed by
  • Title: Esoteric Cosmology: Lecture XV: The Evolution of Planets and Earth
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    • it into carbonic acid and the breathing-process has thus caused the
  • Title: Lecture: Foundations of Esotericism: Lecture IV
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    • carbonic acid. The animals do this also. Now if this were simply to
    • continue, the air would soon be quite full of carbonic acid. But the
    • plants assimilate carbonic acid and breathe out oxygen. Animals and
    • men cannot live without plants. Now carbonic acid consists of carbon
    • processes transforms it into carbonic acid by uniting it with carbon.
    • now carried out by the plant. As the plant takes in carbonic acid and
    • But if formic acid had not been introduced, the whole earth would have
    • aware of the moment when formic acid had to be brought into the earth.
  • Title: Lecture IV: Human Questions and Cosmic Answers
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    • Nitrogen, which occurs in the various nitrogen-compounds, nitric acid,
  • Title: Lecture: Mission of Michael: Lecture VI: The Ancient Yoga Culture and the New Yoga Will.
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    • in the air the presence of carbonic acid which you exhale signifies an
  • Title: Wisdom of the Spirit: IV. Laws of Nature, Evolution of Consciousness and Repeated Earth Lives.
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    • yourself seem to be — a bitter, acid-bitter, fundamental tone.
  • Title: Lecture: The Origin of Evil
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    • breathe out life-destroying carbonic-acid. Yet the plants inhale
    • carbonic-acid and give out oxygen. Here then the higher depends on
  • Title: Manifestations/Karma: Lecture: The Nature and Significance of Karma in the Personal and Individual, and in Humanity, the Earth and the Universe
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    • deadly in them. Cyanide combinations, prussic acid combinations,
    • acid found by spectrum analysis in the comet, proving what had already
  • Title: Mystery Centres: Lecture VI
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    • be able to observe the curative effects of silicic acid. Silicic acid
    • chalk. Man looked into the silicic acid, and the plant-creation
  • Title: Mystery Centres: Lecture XIII: Transition from the Spirit of the Ancient Mysteries to the Spirit of the Mysteries of the Middle Ages
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    • into it oxalic acid, which can be extracted from clover, and mix with
    • the oxalic acid an equal part of glycerin. We then heat the oxalic
    • acid and glycerin and obtain carbonic acid, which vanishes, and what
    • remains over is formic acid. The oxalic acid is transformed in losing
    • carbonic acid into formic acid. I beg you to take note: oxalic acid,
    • formic acid, and this carbonic acid which dies away. If you go into
    • oxalic acid, yes, that is most predominant in clover but oxalic acid
    • influence of oxalic acid.
    • exercises an influence on this oxalic acid, which exists especially
    • is breathed, this transformed product, formic acid; and man then
    • breathes out carbonic acid. We drive it out with the expired breath,
    • mixture of glycerin and oxalic acid quite well with the human
    • digestive tract, and the part where the formic acid flows we can
    • compare with the lungs, and there where the carbonic acid gas
    • disperses is the expired breath, carbonic acid coming from the lungs.
    • acid in his digestive tract he would be unable to live; for that would
    • man was unable to transform oxalic acid into formic acid his astral
    • etheric body oxalic acid. For his astral body he requires formic
    • acid; and he does not merely require these substances, he also
    • transformation of oxalic acid into formic acid. This view must be
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  • Title: Mystery Centres: Lecture XIV: Human Soul-Strivings During the Middle Ages the Rosicrucian Mysteries
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    • We breathe out carbonic acid. We produce in ourselves
    • transformation of oxalic acid into formic acid — while these
  • Title: Fundamentals of Anthroposophical Medicine: Lecture II
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    • of uric acid and urea. Precise study of the secondary
    • excretions of uric acid and urea will provide definite evidence
    • possibly can, examining the urea and uric acid excretions under
  • Title: Fundamentals of Anthroposophical Medicine: Lecture IV
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    • do so very well by introducing silicic acid into the human
    • organism, for silicic acid has an affinity for this inorganic
    • inorganic. When you find silicic acid in a flower, you
    • system to the senses; the aftereffects of silicic acid tend
    • and, as I have suggested, of silicic acid.
    • contained particularly in the sugar and silicic acid, but also
    • administration of silicic acid, sugar, and alkaline salts. To
    • super-sensible vision, silicic acid, alkaline salts, and sugar,
    • effect of silicic acid is due, in the first place, to the fact
    • results attainable with silicic acid could not be achieved with
    • silicic acid and alkaline salts are most effective; it is pure
  • Title: Anthroposophical Approach to Medicine: Lecture II
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    • metamorphoses of uric acid and urea. Careful study of the secondary
    • excretions of uric acid and urea will give definite evidence that the
    • possibly can, to examine the urea and the excretions of uric acid
  • Title: Anthroposophical Approach to Medicine: Lecture IV
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    • silicic acid into the organism, for silicic acid has an
    • inherent in everything that underlies the formation of silicic acid,
    • the inorganic state. When silicic acid is present in any flower you
    • administering silicic acid, and also by supplying the organism with
    • nervous system to the senses; the after-effects of silicic acid tend
    • but in an unusual one); and of silicic acid.
    • the sugar and silicic acid, but also in the alkaline salts, will
    • the administration of silicic acid, sugar and alkaline salts. To
    • super-sensible vision, silicic acid, alkaline salts and sugar, in the
    • strong action of silicic acid is due, in the first place, to the fact
    • obtainable with silicic acid could not be reached with substances
    • formative principle) substances such as silicic acid and alkaline
  • Title: World Economy: Lecture X
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    • acid” but from a realisation of the necessities inherent in the
    • moralic acid, which can, no doubt, play a great role in another field.
  • Title: Reappearance/Christ: Lecture IV: Mysteries of the Universe: Comets and the Moon
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    • certain nitrogenous compounds — cyanide, prussic acid compounds
    • nitrogen, compounds of prussic acid and the like, played an entirely
  • Title: Arts and Their Mission: Lecture VII
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    • carbon, silicic acid, all kinds of earth-substances found, also, in
  • Title: Spiritual Science and Medicine -- Lecture I
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    • When in action, the muscular reactions are acid, though also faint.
  • Title: Spiritual Science and Medicine -- Lecture VI
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    • tendency remain. These can be treated with some acid substance, which
  • Title: Spiritual Science and Medicine -- Lecture IX
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    • Take, as a concrete instance, the processes proper to silicic acid
    • carbonic acid process. Such connections are able to build the bridge
    • the carbonic acid principle, as the force that dissolves us — this
    • silver, and in applying carbonic acid processes we must consider how to
    • nature, with processes yielding carbonic acid.
    • is formed under the control of the carbonic acid-principle and what is
  • Title: Spiritual Science and Medicine -- Lecture X
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    • acid (silicon) to a considerable degree. This substance operates
    • substances which tend to the mineral kingdom, i.e., silicic acid, work
    • wild strawberry also contains silicic acid, which promotes stimulation
    • stimulation means a certain risk, if too much silicic acid is
    • as the unmodified mineral residue. Thus the Silicic acid (silicon)
    • siliceous acid itself.
    • silicic acid; notice how in the peripheral region of man the human
    • silicic acid in the head formation! Of course we must take the rest of
  • Title: Spiritual Science and Medicine -- Lecture XI
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    • which matters. Take, for instance, silicic acid, and treat it so as to
  • Title: Spiritual Science and Medicine -- Lecture XII
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    • through being bound up with either bases or acids; or appear, to
    • acids act as complexes of antagonistic forces, which neutralise each
    • other in salts. But this is not all. How does this triad, acids, bases
    • as the basic substances have to do with this direction, so the acids
    • opposition of bases and acids. And saline substances stand at right
    • man enters into the triad, bases, salts and acids. Here again is an
    • the direction of basic and acid substances. We can summarise the whole
    • downwards towards the earth, and bases and acids tend to spin around
  • Title: Spiritual Science and Medicine -- Lecture XIV
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    • animal product, formic acid. The best manner of studying the
    • e.g., sprinkled in bath water. If the mildest dilution of formic acid
    • This consolidation takes place because by means of the formic acid the
    • peculiar properties of formic acid.
    • accrue from the external formic acid treatment just described. You
    • dispersed animal formic acid, in bath water. That is an external
    • mucous membrane to preparations of formic acid, and fully realising
  • Title: Lecture: Curative Education: Lecture 4
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    • combine in a certain definite relationship. If we have sulphuric acid
    • different from the relation in sulphuric acid, obtain sulphurous acid
  • Title: Lecture: Curative Education: Lecture 6
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    • necessary quantity of carbonic acid; he is deficient in carbonic
    • acid. So here you have also a clear demonstration of the fact that in
    • a human being who is deficient in carbonic acid the limb system will
  • Title: Lecture: Curative Education: Lecture 7
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    • He has no liking for fruit or vegetables or anything acid, but shows
    • of anything acid or sour. That again is understandable. Acid
    • it were, upon the physical organism the acid influences it has
    • acid influences that reach it.
    • a strong dislike of all acid foods.) If this is done, then, while
    • dose of acid. All you have to do, before you give him some meat, is
    • acid fruit juice. In this way you will find you can accustom him to
  • Title: Art of Healing: Lecture II
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    • the silicic acid which enters
    • the organism. Silicic acid, which in the outer realm of Nature
    • silicic acid is active. But if we look at the other side of the
    • concentrated, that the silicic acid process is intensified;
    • strongest silicic acid processes; we can follow them into the
    • have their own specific silicic acid processes but weaker than
    • the senses, he needs more and more silicic acid; in the centre
    • silicic acid. Directly we perceive this fact we
    • and breathing out carbonic acid. That is the rhythmical process
    • carbonic acid. This is perfectly correct according to a purely
    • breathe out as carbonic acid.
    • we call silica, and forms silicic acid. And whereas in man the
    • of carbonic acid, so the
    • production of silicic acid.
    • combines with the silica to form silicic acid, and as such, is
    • Through this secretion of silicic acid the
    • supply of silicic acid.
    • of silicic acid process. Therefore we have
    • disperses silicic acid throughout the body, and because during
    • that process too little silicic acid has reached the kidneys,
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  • Title: Art of Healing: Lecture III
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    • the earlier lectures, namely, silicic acid. If, however,
    • we were to give only silicic acid, we should, it is
    • the Ego by means of silicic acid; (3) regulation of the
    • silicic acid, sulphur and iron — combined in a certain
  • Title: Spiritual Science and the Art of Healing: Lecture II
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    • influence of the silicic acid which enters the organism.
    • Silicic acid, which in the outer realm of Nature forms itself
    • wonderfully delicate process going on in which silicic acid is
    • acid process is intensified; when we turn to the more inner
    • ‘centralised,’ we have the strongest silicic acid
    • silicic acid processes but weaker than those in the
    • senses, he needs more and more silicic acid; in the centre of
    • requires more silicic acid. Directly we perceive this fact we
    • of the air, and breathing out carbonic acid. That is the
    • on the breath as carbonic acid. This is perfectly correct
    • carbon and breathe out as carbonic acid.
    • silica, and forms silicic acid. And whereas in man the
    • carbonic acid, so the important thing for the nerves-and-senses
    • system is the production of silicic acid. The latter is a finer
    • oxygen combines with the silica to form silicic acid, and as
    • secretion of silicic acid the whole organism becomes a
    • receives the necessary supply of silicic acid.
    • of silicic acid process. Therefore we have to be attentive,
    • the oxygen combines with silica and then disperses silicic acid
    • silicic acid has reached the kidneys, we must do something
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  • Title: Spiritual Science and the Art of Healing: Lecture III
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    • lectures, namely, silicic acid. If, however, we were to give
    • only silicic acid, we should, it is true, send back the Ego
    • silicic acid; (3) regulation of the disordered rhythm of the
    • administer a preparation of silicic acid, sulphur and iron
  • Title: Report: An Outline of Anthroposophical Medical Research - 1
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    • acid. It is an enormously important constituent part of the earth. But
    • observation disclose with regard to silicic acid, or, for example,
    • carbonic acid gas, and that which spiritual investigation discloses.
    • we come to carbonic acid. Carbonic acid has this peculiarity (for
    • the spiritual that is in contact with carbonic acid becomes
    • individualised. Carbonic acid retains the spiritual in itself
    • with all its force. The spiritual “selects” carbonic acid as
    • consuming tendency — but it inheres in carbonic acid as though it
    • Carbonic acid processes are present in the breathing and circulation
    • The carbonic acid processes are related to the external physical of
    • the carbonic acid process is its physical counterpart and underlies
    • which takes place in man as silicic acid processes. We have silicic
    • acid in our hair, our bones, our organs of sense, in all the
    • silicic acid processes are the external counterpart, the expression
    • acid activity. If the Ego is too weak, the silicic acid is separated
    • astral body must be strong enough to control the carbonic acid
    • process; if it cannot, carbonic acid or its waste products are
    • decomposition of the silicic acid processes in. the body, or which one
    • must deal with therapeutically by the administration of silicic acid.
    • silicic acid deposited in the body. It takes the place of the Ego
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    • acid. It is an enormously important constituent part of the earth. But
    • observation disclose with regard to silicic acid, or, for example,
    • carbonic acid gas, and that which spiritual investigation discloses.
    • we come to carbonic acid. Carbonic acid has this peculiarity (for
    • the spiritual that is in contact with carbonic acid becomes
    • individualised. Carbonic acid retains the spiritual in itself
    • with all its force. The spiritual “selects” carbonic acid as
    • consuming tendency — but it inheres in carbonic acid as though it
    • Carbonic acid processes are present in the breathing and circulation
    • The carbonic acid processes are related to the external physical of
    • the carbonic acid process is its physical counterpart and underlies
    • which takes place in man as silicic acid processes. We have silicic
    • acid in our hair, our bones, our organs of sense, in all the
    • silicic acid processes are the external counterpart, the expression
    • acid activity. If the Ego is too weak, the silicic acid is separated
    • astral body must be strong enough to control the carbonic acid
    • process; if it cannot, carbonic acid or its waste products are
    • decomposition of the silicic acid processes in. the body, or which one
    • must deal with therapeutically by the administration of silicic acid.
    • silicic acid deposited in the body. It takes the place of the Ego
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  • Title: Poetry/Speech: Lecture III: The Art of Recitation and Declamation
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    • I might say, and on the way to being transformed into a placid
  • Title: Education: Lecture VI: Walking, Speaking, Thinking
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    • manifestation of life. We breathe in oxygen and exhale carbonic acid.
    • Oxygen has to be changed into carbonic acid in the body by the
    • carbonic acid. Truth or untruth in those around us while we are
    • life, we are able to change the oxygen within us into carbonic acid
  • Title: Study of Man: Lecture II
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    • Concepts produce carbonic acid, imaginative pictures oxygen. Need for
    • production of carbonic acid in the blood, namely in processes of the
  • Title: Study of Man: Lecture XII
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    • Actually it is true that when man breathes out carbonic acid gas, he
  • Title: Spiritual Ground: Lecture IX: The Teachers of the Waldorf School
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    • word — full of deposited products such as phosphoric acid
    • off, to knead up over again all his cast-off phosphoric acid salts.
  • Title: Curative Eurythmy: Lecture 2
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    • “S” acid “M”, for example “Samen”
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    • stomach acid is easily produced and so on; then the Shmovement should
  • Title: Evolution, Earth, Man: Lecture II
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    • we call it silicic acid. One has the idea that an acid must be fluid,
    • because that is the form in which it is used today. But the acid
    • which I mean here and which is a genuine acid is extremely hard and
    • mountains is silicic acid. And when it is whitish and like glass it
    • is pure silicic acid. If it contains other substances you get the
    • acid had at that time if you reflect on the composition of the earth
    • gives silicic acid, is 48 to 49%! Think what that means: half of all
    • There it unites with the silica and forms silicic acid in us. If we
    • acid — however, it does not become as solid up there as quartz.
    • good deal of silicic acid in our hair, only it is still fluid, not
    • the nerves and senses contains silicic acid.
    • beneficial, healing effects of silicic acid; it is tremendously
    • then one must prescribe silicic acid which assists the nourishment to
    • one must administer a silicic acid preparation as remedy. There one
    • sees, in fact, what a very great role silicic acid still plays today
    • In that ancient condition of the earth, the silicic acid
    • Just as we have silicic acid to thank for our sense organs, so at
    • working of the silicic acid that was present everywhere. Since,
    • with the clumsy limbs, since the silicic acid reached those creatures
    • air full of sulphur and silicic acid but now transformed and adapted
  • Title: Evolution, Earth, Man: Lecture III
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    • acids in the body. Then something very remarkable occurs: the earth
    • combination of carbon and nitrogen was exhaled. That is prussic acid,
    • the terribly poisonous hydrocyanic acid fatal to all life today. This
    • poisonous prussic acid was once exhaled, and nothing that exists
    • animal-beings, breathed out this poisonous acid, and the plants
    • atmosphere consisted of prussic acid, of hydrocyanic acid?
    • And if the earth once had prussic acid, the comets must now have it,
    • they must have hydrocyanic acid! If with today's body one were to
    • touch a comet, one would instantly die. It is diluted prussic acid
    • prussic acid, as I had said in Paris in 1906. So it was confirmed.
    • take it for granted that there is prussic acid in the comets. It was
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    • kind of cyanic acid, of prussic acid. I told you before that man always
    • develops a little prussic acid in the working of his muscles. This
  • Title: Nine Lectures on Bees: Lecture IV
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    • head through the whole of his body. It is quartz, or silicic acid.
    • the silicic acid when it wants to grow spiky up above inside him. The
    • this force, this silicic acid force — i.e., this power to
    • hexagonal cells. You see, the earth makes hexagonal silicic-acid
    • laid there. Where there is silicic acid in the quartz, here in the cell is
    • the finely dissolved silicic acid
    • drink sour milk and it would form little silicic-acid crystals on the
    • from the plant world and has a plant nature. If you take silicic acid
    • to take some silicic acid instead of honey, for then he would also obtain
    • this hexagonal force. But the silicic acid which has been driven as
    • far as the hexagonal form, as far as to evolve this silicic acid
    • The stomach especially needs acids, and when you put too much sugar into
    • the stomach you hinder the working of the acids. Thus, briefly put,
    • pulverised quartz, that is, silicic acid as a remedy. When you have
    • given him this highly diluted silicic acid as a medicine for a time,
    • honey. The strongly diluted silicic acid will have called forth in
    • amount of honey can follow. The silicic acid has prepared the way for
    • highly diluted silicic acid the honey can then take effect. In the
    • of silicic acid, as I told you. Also, a milk and honey cure can be of
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    • juice is what one calls acid in chemistry, and the blood sap is
    • chemically called alkaline, which means that it is not acid though it
    • can be made so; in itself it is however, not acid. When the pepsin is
    • insufficiently acid, something takes place within the bee which
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    • keep pace with its beats. Poison, uric acid, is deposited all over
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    • which has need of it. This substance is formic acid.
    • This juice contains formic acid and a little alcohol. It is inside
    • into formic acid, not of course, exclusively, for there are other
    • substances also, but in small quantities. This formic acid permeates
    • acid within you, it is a serious matter for your body, for it then
    • has a tendency, just because you have not enough formic acid within
    • It develops too much uric acid, and too little formic acid. The ants
    • This formic acid, gentlemen, is indeed something that is made use of
    • does not contain some formic acid. Formic acid is everywhere in the
    • there must be formic acid.
    • formic acid must be there, but also what is closely akin to it, and later
    • it injects some formic acid into the wound. This formic acid, moreover,
    • the tree stump which no longer has life, formic acid flows in. If the
    • formic acid. This is necessary.
    • attack the plants and bite into them, then the necessary formic acid,
    • bringing to the flowers the formic acid they need, and at the
    • everything with their formic acid, we look into the whole
    • ant-heaps formic acid enters into the soil of the forest. When you
    • at once made salty. If you have an ant-heap then the formic acid goes
    • already decaying is saturated with this formic acid.
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    • formic acid secreted by the ants is a most especially good remedy. But
    • as I have already pointed out, this formic acid which we find when we
    • have the formic acid inside them; by crushing them we get the formic
    • acid. It is found more especially in the ants.
    • acid there is in this hall, you would be greatly astonished. You
    • tissues of the spleen, everywhere there is formic acid; certainly, it
    • quite filled with formic acid. It is a highly remarkable fact.
    • formic acid in our bodies? One must be able to recognise when a man has
    • ant-heap in himself, that he is producing too little formic acid.
    • Just as formic acid is produced in the ant-heap, so in the human
    • body, in all its organs, especially in the spleen, formic acid must
    • acid, one must give him a preparation, a remedy with which one can
    • help him to produce sufficient formic acid. One must learn to observe
    • what happens to a man who has too little formic acid in him. Such
    • soul of a man who, to begin with, had enough formic acid, and later,
    • him also, but one can discover that the formic acid in his body has
    • little formic acid, I will squeeze out some formic acid, or get it in
    • him at all. It was quite correct; the man had too little formic acid,
    • and he has been given formic acid, but it did him no good. What is
    • point. In the one case formic acid has done no good, in another case,
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    • disturbances in the secretion of gastric acid, for instance.
    • through plant-acids. And if we go yet further, to the head
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    • much, that is, tannic acid. We also find something else that
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    • salts to the acids — looking, for example, at the
    • acid's element present in the watery earth regions, we have
    • acids and salts. When we consider the process that develops
    • from bases through acids to salts, which can be observed
    • way, the process leading from base to acid to salt coincides
    • acids to the salts; it is indicated only in its direction here
    • the salts through acids to bases, we must always remove these
    • forces when you introduce the acid process through the skin,
    • that is, by giving carbonic acid baths or other acidic baths.
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    • acid (white) through breathing from the front. Then such a
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    • and some silicic acid. There are all kinds of substances which are
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    • and word against him. Jokers create too much acidity in the
    • lecture causes stomach acidity. And only if one is oneself in
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    • inhales oxygen and exhales carbonic acid. The plant can absorb
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    • with salicylic acid et cetera. Particular supporters of natural
    • secretes too much acid, the academic doctor tries to neutralise
    • this stomachic acid. The naturopath says, this disregards the
    • assume that the stomach really secretes too much acid, it may
    • secrete too much acid. Hence, if one neutralises the stomach
    • acid, one does not yet suppress the tendency to create too much
    • acid. One must not pay attention to remove the excess of acid
    • the stomach acid — to produce quite a lot of acid. One
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    • the outbreath is what produces this acidity. I am referring to
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    • carbonic acid. Carbonic acid, the counterpart of oxygen, wants
    • comes from too much carbonic acid. And if man develops too much
    • carbonic acid
    • carbonic acid consists of a
    • carbon which he has in him too much for forming carbonic acid.
    • continuously changed into carbonic acid. So he becomes pale.
    • which this eternal development of carbonic acid inside him is
    • carbonic acid. And since carbonic acid consists of carbon and
    • to the carbonic acid, the life processes are
    • not to give up his carbon continually to carbonic acid, because
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    • cannot get carbonic acid one time and sulfuric acid the other
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    • in the acid. It does not depend on any outer reaction, but on
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    • end breathe out dead carbonic acid; in us the oxygen is transformed
    • into carbonic acid. Then why should we first inhale it? For it only
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    • what nan does with oxygen to produce carbonic acid is something
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    • sarcophagus out of the grave of Galla Placidia.
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    • oxygen, hydrogen and sulphur under certain conditions, sulphuric acid
    • sulphuric acid arises; that is determined by the laws of the
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    • senses, very fine silicic acid is formed
    • [“Kieselsäure” = silicic acid,
    • combining oxygen with silica, forming very fine silicic acid.
    • passes around the senses it generates silicic acid
    • in very fine doses of silicic acid.
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    • Earth, either in the form of silicon (silicic acid) or in
    • the Earth contains more carbonic acid, while that above the
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    • collected. It is said that nitrogen, phosphoric acid, calcium,
    • acid, lead, arsenic, mercury, even soda have only value as
    • limestone or phosphoric acid. We can, however, with
    • comparative impunity disregard her silicic acid, lead, mercury,
    • arsenic, etc. The heavens give us the silicic acid, lead,
    • phosphoric acid, potash and limestone in the soil, it must be
    • Mercury, arsenic and silicic acid are sucked in by the
    • absorbing the silicic acid, lead and mercury which come to it
    • still need something, however, which will attract silicic acid
    • silicic acid in the plant, and in the course of time the soil
    • store by this loss in silicic acid, because they think it has
    • Silicic acid, as we know, contains silicon and this in its turn
    • the plant a real interaction between the silicic acid and the
    • it grows, for it is the mediator between that silicic acid in
    • minutest distribution in the cosmos and the other silicic acid
    • and the cosmos as much silicic acid as is required for the
    • however finely, with silicic acid in the way described, and it
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    • with these small solid bodies, which are minute uric acid
    • such uric acid deposits are not formed, and we do not become
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    • substances such as uric acid and urates.
    • acid and urates are secreted, one does not tire as quickly but
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    • cyanogen, and when it is present as an acid, it is hydrocyanic
    • acid. This means that conditions must have been such at one
    • hydrocyanic acid, a much stronger poison. Thus, from man and
    • in which the air was filled with hydrocyanic acid just as it is
    • perceived traces of hydrocyanic acid instead of carbon dioxide.
    • contains uric acid, but if even a little nitrogen is absorbed
    • human being, uric acid appears in the blood.
    • completely of uric acid, since nitrogen continuously combined
    • with the blood instead of oxygen. His blood was only uric acid.
    • and thus has uric acid readily accessible. Uric acid is
    • needs uric acid for its development. In the past, when man was
    • acquiring his head and exhaled hydrocyanic acid, he swam around
    • in uric acid. In other words, he made use of cyanic acid,
    • combining nitrogen and carbon and inwardly producing uric acid.
    • Hydrocyanic acid surrounded him everywhere. The world was once
    • in a condition in which uric and hydrocyanic acids actually
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    • most active element in granite and gneiss is silicic acid,
    • which is present in quartz in pure form as silicic acid, or
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    • thence works over also into the brain. Carbonic acid is formed in the
    • first place: that is to say, an acid is formed in the human organism.
    • the nervous system, salt substances are formed out of the acids; salt
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    • Hence when silicic acid is correctly administered as a remedy
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    • but that it also combines, for instance in hydrochloric acid,
    • acid, oxygen plus calcium becomes
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    • the oxygen in your organism, you breathe out carbonic acid, a
    • breathes out carbonic acid; consequently he continually
    • in carbonic acid, keeps the carbon, and sends out the oxygen
    • acid, it retains the carbon, uses it to build up its body and
    • have the organ which transforms carbonic acid into oxygen,
    • streaming back filled with carbonic acid.
    • blue blood filled with carbonic acid! The occult teacher of
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    • it into carbonic acid. The oxygen, which is necessary to his
    • again into oxygen the carbonic acid produced by man, and this
    • acid, and it is given back again to man thousands of years
    • the current of carbonic acid will be changed into oxygen not
    • the carbonic acid for himself. The initiate can already see
    • in advance that the two trees, the tree of carbonic acid and
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    • blood, carbonic acid which is not yet breathed out. When
    • carbonic acid not yet breathed out is circulating inside him,
    • oxygen not yet converted into carbonic acid, oxygen that is
    • still on the way to transformation into carbonic acid; there,
    • inside the human body there is carbonic acid, not quite
    • call the carbonic acid pole, and the Will-pole which we may
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    • Mosaic of the Good Shepherd, Mausoleum of Galla Placidia,
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    • the food we take. Carbonic acid is formed and we then get carbonate
    • be carbonic acid, that is to say, carbon and oxygen; and there must be
    • breathing. We breathe in oxygen; we breathe out carbonic acid gas. If
    • we did not breathe out this carbonic acid, then the plants would not
    • have carbon, for it is taken from the carbonic acid of men and
    • cannot get out — that is to say, when the carbonic acid cannot
    • and carbonic acid is formed, so must our stomach greedily take in
    • hydrogen. And together with the hydrogen it forms hydrochloric acid.
    • hydrochloric acid flows about in our stomach and it is greedy for
    • the acid in the saliva — ptyalin. This ptyalin is similar to
    • hydrochloric acid. Then, when the food gets to the stomach, there is
    • pepsin, which is somewhat similar to hydrochloric acid. But pepsin is
    • hydrochloric acid which is alive. It absorbs food
    • greedily. If a man has too little hydrochloric acid he has a bitter
    • taste in his mouth. Why? Because hydrochloric acid takes up all
    • when the hydrochloric acid does not work properly, the food which a
    • hydrochloric acid must always be active inside us, especially if we
    • and hydrogen must combine to form hydrochloric acid. We must have
    • hydrochloric acid, and carbon, and much else. You must look at man
    • hydrochloric acid everywhere. This must take up tiny particles of
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    • the human being to have formic acid in him all the time — and
    • poisonous effects; or sulphuric acid, nitric acid, phosphorus, etc.
    • tannic acid, as it is called, are trees in which the astral forces
    • too, both coffee and tea contain an acid of the kind that will help
    • of formic acid is
    • indispensable. Formic acid is being sent out into nature all the time
    • from the ant-hills. Formic acid is present everywhere. The human
    • being produces his formic acid himself, but nature needs the ants who
    • produce and send out the formic acid. And if this formic acid were
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    • to the formation of cyanic acid. As a matter of fact, there
    • tendency to produce cyanic acid, or at any rate,
    • form oxygen compounds, acids or oxides. These stimulate
    • balance between the formation of carbonic and cyanic acids. In
    • process of the formation of carbonic acid is too strongly
    • carbonic acid. Now a proper, intelligently conducted
    • carbonic acid and enables the human being to bring again some
    • activity, inner activity at least, into the carbonic acid
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    • him. This is sought out by oxygen, becomes changed into carbonic acid,
    • and is then exhaled. Carbonic acid is the combination of carbon and
    • carbon, absorbs the carbon into itself; carbonic acid, the product of
    • merely states that carbon is exhaled with carbonic acid. This,
    • carbonic acid; but in the process of this exhalation something of the
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    • bound to carbon and the carbonic acid is expelled, is for the
    • in the carbonic acid. Turn it precisely the other way round,
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    • that formic acid comes from ants. Certain things are
    • acid, but the following is not known. A forest in which no
    • But when the ants are doing their work, formic acid in an
    • the air within the area of the forest. This formic acid
    • formic acid with the dust safeguards the development of the
    • introduced into the human being. What formic acid does in
    • quantity of formic acid in it because the formic acid
    • the patient has too little formic acid in his organism. It is
    • different quantities of formic acid. When we discover that
    • some organ has too little formic acid, this substance must be
    • introduction of formic acid gives no help, others again where
    • acid but will be inclined, when its oxalic acid content is
    • increased, to manufacture formic acid itself, out of the
    • oxalic acid. In cases where nothing can be done with formic
    • acid, it is often necessary to apply an oxalic acid cure,
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    • liquid. It was hydrochloric acid and he was severely
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    • in oxygen and give off carbonic acid. But we are not so much concerned
    • it physically — the carbonic acid you have exhaled. Of course, it
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    • and oxygen combine to sulphuric acid is subjected to an unalterable
    • of these substances, I never achieve sulphuric acid. My personal performance
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    • in our laboratory just as we now produce sulphuric acid from
    • constructed in the same way in which sulphuric acid can be
    • invisible — has seven heads acid ten horns. The horns of
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    • order to be renewed, the carbonic acid is thrown off. We have, then,
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    • taste, you have undoubtedly an inner experience with the acid, but you
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    • carbon and transforms it into carbonic acid. Thus, an air
    • acid. Now what occurs? This gastric acid dissolves
    • ensure less acidity in the stomach, then the person's thoughts
    • take the example of someone who absorbs gastric acid too
    • active. When this happens the gastric acid is distributed
    • Such acid sediments are, in fact, the cause of many illnesses.
    • the acidity has created in him a certain greediness. When
    • someone is permeated with acidity his eyes may lose their
    • much acidity his eyes will reveal it. It is sometimes possible
    • acid that can be digested in the stomach because it is of a
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    • han nacido de nuestra propia vida del alma, han surgido desde nosotros mismos,



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