Elixir of Life


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Elixir of Life

fabulous potion conferring immortality. [Medieval Legend: Brewer Dictionary, 371]
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Matus, however, is not concerned with the practical details of their work and the medicinal products they created but with the way in which the quintessence, the elixir of life, in philosophical reasoning related to the essential goodness of creation.
I don't have to go to a health-food store to find any awareness boosters when what I have right in front of me is my true elixir of life.
Qin Shi Huang feared death and became obsessed with finding the elixir of life, which would allow him to live forever.
Tons of solid, chemical wastes are being released by factories every year into the ocean, deteriorating the breeding capacity of marine animals and polluting the so-called "elixir of life".
The elixir of life is a mythical potion that enables those who drink it to live forever.
The alchemist Paracelsus blended the roots and flowers in his ingredients for 'the elixir of life'.
In what has been called the clearest evidence yet of coffee's so-called 'elixir of life effect', two major scientific studies have shown that coffee drinkers had a reduced risk of death.
Summary: New Delhi [India], June 14 (ANI): "Blood is the elixir of life"- this saying is true, especially, when a person in acute need of blood gets it in time.
We know it is very harmful to health and we know we can use the same effective strategies that we used in tobacco control." Prof Haslam added: "How many smokers think tobacco is adding years to their timespan, or whisky is an elixir of life? "It's the same with sugar.
For years, the princess searched for the elixir of life until it became her most precious secret and the reason behind her power.
Q My friend keeps urging me to drink tea--she says studies prove that it is the "elixir of life." Is tea really that beneficial?
They play three bumbling scientists who attempt to create the elixir of life but accidently create a zombie outbreak.