Potions: Alchemy & Apothecary
A potion (from Latin potio "drink") is a Magickal medicine, drug or poison in liquid form. A potion is usually made by a magician, dragon, fairy or witch and has Magickal properties. It is used for various motives including the healing, bewitching or poisoning
of another. For example, love potions are for those who wish to fall in Love (or become deeply infatuated)
"I don't expect many of you to appreciate the subtle science and exact art that is potion-making... I can teach you how to bewitch the mind and ensnare the senses. I can tell you how to bottle fame, brew glory, and even put a stopper in death."
—Professor Severus Snape[
In this class, students learn the correct way to brew potions, following specific recipes and using various Magickal ingredients and formuli (Alchemy) to create the potions, starting with simple ones first and moving to more advanced ones as they progress in knowledge. Students learn the types of vessels that can carry potions , as they are not all