At least some content in this article is derived from information featured in Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery. Spoilers will be present within the article.
- "Harry started unwrapping the shopping. Apart from The Standard Book of Spells, Grade 4, by Miranda Goshawk, he had a handful of new quills, a dozen rolls of parchment, and refills for his potion-making kit — he had been running low on spine of lionfish and essence of belladonna."
- —Harry Potter examines his school supplies[src]
Fluids from this poisonous plant are used by students at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry in Potions class, where it is a part of their standard potion making-kit. Other names for Belladonna are Atropa, Deadly Nightshade, Deaths Herb, Dwale, and Witch's berry. The seed of the Belladonna plant is purple.
Behind the scenes
- Like Aconite, belladonna was once believed to be a key ingredient in witches' flying ointment.
- In the Middle Ages, some believed belladonna to be the favourite plant of the devil.
- Historically, belladonna has also been known to have been used as medicine and cosmetics.
- Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
- The Making of Harry Potter
- Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery (Mentioned only)
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