Pepperup Potion
Potion information

Relieves and/or cures cold symptoms

Side effects

Causes steam to come out of the drinker's ears for a few hours

Known ingredients

Glover Hipworth

Pepperup Potion (or Pepper Up Potion) is a potion which cures the common cold. It has the side-effect of causing steam to come out of the drinker's ears for several hours after it is imbibed.


The potion was invented by Glover Hipworth in the mid-to-late 18th century or early 19th century.

During the winter of the 1992–1993 school year, a spate of colds ran through the student body of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, and Madam Pomfrey used Pepperup Potion to relieve their symptoms. Ginny Weasley was bullied into taking some by Percy Weasley during this time, although her illness was more to do with her possession by Tom Riddle's Diary than a cold. It was also used after the second task of the Triwizard Tournament on the hostages and champions.


See alsoEdit

Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.