SYMHC Classics: Johann Dippel and the Elixir of Life

Johann Konrad Dippel Public domain

This 2012 episode from previous hosts Sarah and Deblina covers Johann Dippel. Originally a theology student, Dippel began dabbling in chemistry, medicine and alchemy. Today he's remembered for creating a panacea that was used on a variety of ailments.

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