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This is an alphabetical list of all known potions.

Amortentia or Love Potion (from HarryPotterTweet-dot-com)


Black Fire Potion

Black fire potion

  • Calming Draught

    Cupid Crystals

    • A potion that calms the user of shock, trauma, etc.
  • Caxambu Style Borborygmus Potion
    • Provokes stomach growling
  • Cheese-Based Potions
    • Potions whose main ingredients are cheese.
  • Chelidonium Miniscula
    • The effects of this potion are unknown.
  • Confidence boosting brew
    • A potion that made the drinker more confident.
  • Confusing Concoction
    • A potion that confuses the taker.
  • Contortion Potion
  • Cough Potion
    • A potion that soothes and reduces coughs.
  • Cupid Crystals
  • Cure for Boils
    • A potion that cures boils.
    • Seen/Mentioned: Taught to first years in Potions class.

  • Dawdle Draught
    • Helps the drinker deal with traces.
  • Death potion
    • Kills those who come into contact with it
  • Death-Cap Draught
    • Effects of this potion are unknown, but it is possibly a poison.
  • Deflating Draught
    • A potion that deflates anything swollen by magical means.
  • Developing Solution
    • A potion used in the developing of magical photographs, making them move.
  • Dizziness Draught
    • A potion that makes the taker dizzy and lightheaded.
  • Dogbane Potion
    • The effects of this potion are unknown, but it is possibly poisonous to dogs.
  • Dogbreath Potion
    • Gives the drinker a fiery breath.
    • Has a purple hue
  • Doxycide
    • A solution that kills Doxys
  • Dr Ubbly's Oblivious Unction
    • Heals wounds given by thoughts.
  • Dragon Poison
    • A poisonous potion most likely taken from dragons.
  • Dragon Tonic
    • A tonic used to heal sickly dragons.
  • Dragon dung fertiliser
    • A solution that helps plants grow.
  • Draught of living death

    Draught of Living Death

    Drink of Despair

    Drink of Despair

    Elixir to Induce Euphoria

    Elixir to Induce Euphoria

    • Edurus Potion
      • A potion that made a rocky film develop on the drinker's skin, increasing their defence and helping to protect them from injury.
    • Elixir 7
      • Contains 25 % alcohol, label warns nit to use more than 5 drops at once. Unknown use
    • Elixir of Life
    • Elixir to Induce Euphoria
      • A potion that induces a sense of inexplicable, irrational happiness upon the drinker.
    • Emerald Potion (Also knwown as the Drink of Despair)
      • A potion that protects powerfully magic objects, such as horcruxes. It cannot be touched, magically vanished or emptied or changed. When drunk it causes severe pain, the guts feel like burning, the drinker will remember his or her most awful experiences, and finally, causes extreme thirst.
    • Erumpent Potion
      • A potion that is highly explosive when it touches or is touched by an outside source.
    • Everklena
      • A supposed cleaning product that in reality caused grime to spawn.
    • Essence of Insanity
      • A potion which presumably causes irrational behaviour, possibly inflicting the condition of insanity.
      • Seen/Mentioned: Ronald Weasley and Hermione Granger thought Harry had accidentally consumed it, due to his strange behaviour after consuming the Felix Felicis.
    • Everlasting Elixirs
      • A potion with the effect to either never run out of potion or to work forever.
    • Exploding Potion
      • A very volatile potion, and when completed, can be used to create explosions.
    • Exstimulo Potion
      • Boosts the spell power of the drinker.

    Felix Felicis

    Felix Felicis

  • Garrotting Gas
    Pepperup Potion

    Pepperup Potion a weaker form of Grand Pepperup Potion

    • A gas that induces choking and possibly suffocates the taker.
  • Germinating Potion
    • A potion that helps to grow plants.
  • Girding Potion
    • A potion that gives the taker extra endurance.
  • Grand Pepperup Potion
    • A stronger version of Pepperup Potion.
  • Grand Wiggenweld Potion
    • Most likely a stronger version of Wiggenweld Potion.
  • Gregory's Unctuous Unction
    • A potion that causes the drinker to believe that whomever gave the potion to them is their best friend.

  • HeartbreakTeardrops

    Heartbreak Teardrops

  • Invigoration Draught
    Invisibility potion

    Invisibility Potion

    • A potion that is presumed to give the taker an energy boost.
  • Invisibility Potion
    • A potion that makes the taker invisible.

  • Jawbind Potion
    • A potion that induces lockjaw

  • Kissing Concoction
  • Laugh-inducing Potion

    Laugh-inducing Potion

    • Laugh-inducing Potion
      • A potion that makes the taker laugh uncontrollably.
    • Laxative Potion
      • A potion that is most likely a laxative.
    • Love Potion
      • Any of a large number of potions that make the taker fall in love with the person that has given it to them.
    • Love Potion Antidote
      • Antidote to love potions.
    • Lung Clearing Potion[citation needed]
      • A potion whose effects are unknown; most likely cures the taker of lung infections.

    Murtlap Essence

    Murtlap Essence

  • Narglecide
    • Supposedly a potion capable of killing Nargles.
  • Noxious Poison
    Noxious Potion

    Noxious Poison

    • A poison that releases green clouds of smoke when completed.

  • Oculus Potion
  • Hermione brewing Polyjuice Potion

    Polyjuice Potion

    • Pepperup Elixir
      • Contains 46 % alcohol, dosage should not exceed 7/21 drops per potion. Perhaps related to Pepperup Potion
    • Pepperup Potion
      • Relieves and/or cures cold symptoms.
      • Seen/Mentioned: Madam Pomfrey uses it on students in 1992.
    • Poison Antidote
    • Polyjuice Potion
      • Temporarily transforms the drinker into another person. The drinker will take on the appearance of the person whose hair, fingernails, etc., are added to the potion. Not to be used for transforming into an animal.
      • Seen/Mentioned: Used in 1992 by Harry and Ron to enter Slytherin Common Room; In the 1994-1995 school year Severus Snape thought Harry was stealing his ingredients to make a polyjuice potion, when in reality it was Barty Crouch Junior, to disguise himself as Alastor Moody; Used multiple times in 1997 and 1998.
    • Pomfrey's Pick-Me-Up
      • Kind of tonic, cures minor physical damages
    • Pompion Potion
      • Temporarily turns the drinker's head into a pumpkin
    • Potion N. 220
    • Potion No. 07
      • Experimental mix
      • Poisonous
    • Potion No. 113
      • Most likely an experimental mix
    • Potion No. 86
    • Potion No. 329
    • Potion of All Potential
      • Brings out the drinker's best qualities, unlocking their full potential and enhancing their prowess of accomplishment.
    • Potion of Invisibility
      • Temporarily turns the drinker invisible

  • Quodpot solution
    • Prevents the Quod from exploding.

  • Rano Potion
  • Rat Spleen Mixture

    Rat Tonic

  • Rat tonic
    • Healing potion for rats.
  • Regeneration Potion
    • Helps restore non-corporeal wizards to their bodies.
  • Regerminating Potion
    • Forces the germination of a plant
  • Replenishing Potion
    • A potion used to replenish
  • Restoration Potion
    • Reverts spell effects.
  • Revive Potion
    • Awakens an unconscious person
  • Rudimentary Body Potion
    • Helps restore non-corporeal wizards to a rudimentary bodies/sustains rudimentary bodies

  • Scintillation Solution
    • Capable of making objects brilliantly shiny.
  • Screaming Potion
  • Screaming Snakes Hair Potion
    • A kind of hair potion, the exact effects of which are unknown
  • Shrinking Solution
    • Causes the drinker to shrink
  • Skele-Gro
    • Regrows missing bones


  • Sleekeazy's Hair Potion
    • Makes hair more manageable
  • Sleeping Draught
    • Made the drinker quickly fall into a deep but temporary sleep
  • Snuffling Potion
    • Causes the drinker to sniff (possibly)
  • Solution 078
  • Solution 125
  • Star Grass Salve
    • Healing potion for soothing injuries
  • Stamina Potion
  • Strength Potion
  • Strengthening Solution
    • Presumably increases the strength of the one who drinks it
    • It may be related to the Strength Potion.
  • Strong Exstimulo Potion
    • More powerful version of the Exstimulo Potion, which significantly boosts the spell power of the drinker.
  • Strong Invigoration Draught
  • Stupid Potion
    • Caused a loss of intelligence
  • Swelling Solution
    • Causes enlargement on contact

  • TwilightMoonbeams

    Twilight Moonbeams

  • Venomous Tentacula Juice
    • Acts like a (non-fatal) poison.
  • Veritaserum

    Severus Snape holding up a phial of Veritaserum

  • Weakness Potion
    • Weakens the drinker
  • Weedosoros
    • Poison
  • Wideye Potion
    • Prevents the drinker from falling asleep. Also awakens from drugging or concussion.[1]
  • Wiggenweld Potion
    • Able to sterilise and heal minor wounds.[2]
    • Awakens a person from magically-induced sleep (and hence can cure Draught of Living Death).
  • Wit-Sharpening Potion
    • Presumably enhances the clarity of thought of the drinker
  • Wolfsbane Potion
    • Eases the symptoms of lycanthropy; prevents werewolves from losing their minds post-transformation.
  • Wound-Cleaning Potion
    • Antiseptic

  • Notes and references[]

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