Polyjuice Potion

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This magical potion was used many times in the novels, from Hermione's batch in Myrtle's bathroom to the seven Potters scene in Deathly Hallows and beyond.

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Ingredients

Polyjuice potion is made with Lacewing flies, leeches, fluxweed, knotgrass, powdered horn of a bicorn, shredded skin of a boomslang, and a bit of whoever one wants to change into. The fluxweed needs to be picked at the full moon and the lacewings have got to be stewed for twenty-one days so the potion takes about a month to prepare.[1]

Appearance

The Polyjuice Potion is first described as looking like "thick, dark mud, bubbling sluggishly".[2] When Harry is offically taught about the potion by Horace Slughorn and he again describes it as a "slow-bubbling, mudlike substance". [3]

References

  1. J.K. Rowling CoS 8
  2. J.K. Rowling CoS 9
  3. J.K. Rowling HBP 9