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Encyclopedia of Potions

Peace, Draught of potion

ingredients: includes powdered moonstone and syrup of hellebore

Effect: calms anxiety and soothes agitation


peppermint potion ingredient - plant

A plant sometimes added to potions (HBP22).


Pepperup Potion potion

Cures the common cold.


photograph potions potion

If normal Muggle photographs are developed in certain potions, the resulting images will move.


The Polyjuice Potion - Mary GrandPré Polyjuice Potion potion

ingredients:
lacewing flies stewed 21 days,
leeches,
powdered bicorn horn,
knotgrass,
fluxweed picked at full moon,
shredded boomslang skin,
a bit of who one wants to turn into (CS10, CS11)

"poly" Gr. many + juice

Effect: Transforms a person to look exactly like someone else. One dose lasts for one hour, but doses can be renewed, apparently indefinitely.


pomegranate potion ingredient - plant

The juice may be used in Strengthening Solution at some stage (see) and is definitely a potions ingredient.


porcupine parts potion ingredient - creature

The quills are used in boil-cure potion (see).


puffer-fish parts potion ingredient - creature

The eyes are used in Swelling Solution (see).


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