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Encyclopedia of Potions


valerianpotion ingredient - plant

Roots used in Draught of Living Death.


Veritaserum potion

"veritas" L. truth

The most powerful Truth Serum available, this colourless, odourless potion (which looks like plain water) forces the drinker to tell the truth (HBP9)


Voldemort's potions potion

ingredients (see individual potions)

In his unnatural quest to achieve immortality, Voldemort has used three different potions:

  1. unicorn blood

  2. potion that kept Voldemort alive from the time Wormtail returned to him until he could be reborn; it consisted of unicorn blood and snake venom milked from Nagini (GF1), (GF33).

  3. potion to restore Voldemort to his body - June 24, 1995 [Y15]: bone of his father, blood of his enemy, flesh of his servant (GF32).


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