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Hair-Raising Potion potion

ingredients: include rat tails

Exact effect unknown


Hate Potion potion

ingredients: unknown

Reveals the worst faults and habits of the target person to the drinker


helleborepotion ingredient - plant

Hellebore is one of the ingredients of Draught of Peace, but Harry forgot to add it to his potion (OP12).


Hiccuping Solution potion

ingredients: unknown

Exact effect unknown, but presumably causes hiccups


horned slugs potion ingredient - creature

Used in boil-cure potion (see).


horned toads potion ingredient - creature

Neville had to disembowel a barrel of these for Snape when he got detention after melting his sixth cauldron in Potions (GF14).


human parts potion ingredient - creature

Some Dark Magic requires human flesh or bones. In Knockturn Alley, one can buy human fingernails (CS4) and human bones (Pm, CS4). Polyjuice Potion requires a hair of the person one wants to "turn into." More gruesome is the potion created by Voldemort to regain his body (GF32).


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