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Alchemical remedy

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Alchemical remedy
Halflings eye a shelf of tinctures, a form of alchemical remedy.
(Alchemical item)
Type Alchemical remedy

Source: Ultimate Equipment, pg(s). 100

Alchemical remedies are alchemical items created by alchemists to ward against, or combat ongoing, ill effects. Remedies are often ingested in liquid form or applied to the skin.[1]

Examples

This list is unlikely to be comprehensive.[2]

Antidote or Antitoxin[1]
Antiplague[1][3]
Syrup of ipecac[3]
the root of the ipecacuanha plant can be made into this strong emetic, sometimes called just syrup of ip
see Carapichea ipecacuanha
Tincture of wolfsbane[3]
made from wolfsbane
see Aconitum

Tinctures

A tincture is an alchemical remedy brewed in an alcoholic solution to increase its potency. Tinctures are typically more expensive and include drawbacks that potions and other alchemical remedies do not.[4]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Jason Bulmahn et al. (2012). Ultimate Equipment, p. 100. Paizo Publishing, LLC. ISBN 978-1-60125-390-3
  2. Some of the more important alchemical substances have their own pages and a link is made to them where necessary. For a real-world substance, a link may also be made to Wikipedia for background information
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Kevin Andrew Murphy. (2012). "Thieves Vinegar", Paizo Publishing. ISBN 978-1-60125-642-3
  4. Kate Baker, Eleanor Ferron, Nathan King, Lyz Liddell, Luis Loza, Alex Putnam, Alex Riggs, and David Schwartz. (2017). Potions & Poisons, p. 22. Paizo Inc. ISBN 978-1-64078-000-2