Advanced Potion-Making
Publication information

Libatius Borage


Around 1946 or earlier [1]


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Hogwarts N.E.W.T. Textbook

"Indeed, from antiquity until well into the Modern Ages, a physics devoid of metaphysical insight would have been as unsatisfying as a metaphysical devoid of physical manifestation."
—An excerpt from "Different Methods of Potion Preparation", a chapter in the book.[src]

Advanced Potion-Making is a book written by Libatius Borage. At Hogwarts, the book is used for N.E.W.T.-level Potions studies.[2] A copy of Advanced Potion-Making costs nine Galleons from Flourish and Blotts.[3]

Potion recipesEdit

The book contains many potions, but only a few were mentioned.

Known chaptersEdit

  • Different Methods of Potion Preparation
  • The Right Use of the Ingredients

Other topicsEdit

Behind the scenesEdit


See alsoEdit

Notes and referencesEdit

  1. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince - Chapter 16 (A Very Frosty Christmas)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince - Chapter 9 (The Half-Blood Prince)
  3. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince - Chapter 11 (Hermione's Helping Hand)

Potions (class)
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Professors: Vindictus Veridian · Severus Snape · Horace Slughorn
Textbooks: Magical Drafts and Potions · One Thousand Magical Herbs and Fungi · Advanced Potion-Making · Moste Potente Potions
Potions at Hogwarts: Potions Classroom · Potions Staircase · Potions basement · Potions Club · Potion Master's office · Potion Master's storeroom · Dungeon Five · Cauldron cupboard
Potioneers: Arsenius Jigger · Damocles · Glover Hipworth · Golpalott · Gregory the Smarmy · Gunhilda of Gorsemoor · Hector Dagworth-Granger · Hesper Starkey · J. Pippin · Laverne de Montmorency · Libatius Borage · Regulus Moonshine · Rubens Winikus · Sacharissa Tugwood · Tilden Toots · Dr. Ubbly
Potions Studied: Boil-Cure Potion · Forgetfulness Potion · Hair-Raising Potion · Shrinking Solution · Undetectable Poisons · Wiggenweld Potion · Girding Potion · Antidotes · Strengthening Solution · Everlasting Elixirs · Felix Felicis · Draught of Living Death · Amortentia · Elixir to Induce Euphoria · Hiccoughing Solution · Poison Antidote · Swelling Solution · Draught of Peace · Wit-Sharpening Potion · Polyjuice Potion
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