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"Today you will see why the wizarding community is rarely sick. The Cough Potion will relieve you of all symptoms involving an irritated throat. It will not help if you irritate me. I'll stand for no fake coughing through my lecture."
— Professor Snape introducing this potion to sixth year Potions students[src]

A Cough Potion was a healing potion which alleviated the symptoms of an irritated throat by soothing and reducing coughing.[1][2]

History

During the 1989–1990 school year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, Professor Severus Snape taught his sixth years how to concoct this particular brew in Potions class.[2]

In 1996, Fred and George Weasley repackaged their Love Potion as perfumes or cough potions so that they could be smuggled into Hogwarts, as Filch had forbid Weasleys' Wizard Wheezes products on school grounds the previous year.[1]

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Notes and references

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Chapter 15 (The Unbreakable Vow)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery, Year 6, Chapter 16 (The Wizard In White) - Potions Lesson "Cough Potion"
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