Potions are magical substances that are brewed in cauldrons. Potions is taught at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Wizards and Witches is what can only create potions. Muggles dont have the ability to create potions for the lack of magic. Potions need specific ingredients, to create a specific potions. They need either magical or non-magical ingredients.


  • A brew is a liquid mixture made by steeping, soaking, or boiling solid ingredients in water.
  • A concoction is, simply, a mixture of ingredients.
  • A draught or draft is one serving or portion of a potion. The word draft indicates the substance is drawn from a cask rather than from a closed bottle.
  • An elixir is a sweetened, aromatic solution used as medicine.
  • A philter is a potion designed to enchant or charm the drinker.
  • A poison is a potion intended to cause harm or death to the drinker.

A tincture is a benign medicine preserved in alcohol.

List of PotionsEdit


Polyjuice Potion

Wit-Sharpening Potion

Cure for Boils

Draught of Peace

Draught of Living Death

Felix Felicis


Known ProfessorsEdit

  • Severus Snape
  • Horace Slughorn
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