<![CDATA[An elemental is a mythic being described in occult and alchemical works from around the time of the European Renassaince and particularly elaborated upon in the 16th century works of Paracelsus. They are assigned to the four elements of which they are assoicated with: Gnomes – Earth; Sylphs – Air; Undines – Water; Salmanders – Fire. What are they and what do they do? And how can they be identified or differentiated from angels? This and more.