First Years Guide to Ace Potions: A Study Guide

written by Lily Lavender

This book is intended for all who need a quick study reference guide for PTNS-101. It has a glossary of terms & its appropriate meanings for the entire course. Each chapter is based on a lesson; where it won't go into grave detail, but will give you the necessary components to study for upcoming tests & assignments. This does not include mid-term & final exams. All detailed information about each topic is in your official lessons with the Professor. DO NOT COPY AS IT IS PLAGIARISM!

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Lesson Four: The Cure for Boils Study Guide

Chapter 5

This style of the potion is made in pewter cauldrons & uses Celsius temperature.

Estimated Brewing Time (EBT): 44 minutes

750 mL of water
6 snake fangs
4 horned slugs
2 porcupine quills
3 measures of Flobberworm mucus

Instructions Part One

1. Add 750 mL of water & keep temperature to 90 degrees Celsius.
2. Add 6 snake fangs & crush it into a fine substance using the pestle.
3. Add 4 measures (tablespoon) into the cauldron.
4. Heat the cauldron to 110 degrees Celsius for 10 seconds. Turn down the heat to 90 degrees Celsius.
5. Stir once clockwise. Potion should be pink.
6. Brew the potion for 22 minutes.

Instructions Part Two

1. Add 4 horned slugs.
2. Take the cauldron off the flame. Failure to do so, the potion will have a bad odor & cause the cauldron to melt.
3. Add 2 porcupine quills & return the heat of 90 degrees Celsius.
4. Stir clockwise 5 times.
5. Brew the potion for 17 minutes.
6. Take the cauldron off the flame. The potion's color should be sky blue. Add 3 measures of Flobberworm & let it thicken for 5 minutes.
7. Stir with a wooden spoon & use a funnel to bottle it for storage.

Usage Notes

Keep away from areas of sensitive skin (eyes or face). Apply topically, never ingest it. If you fail to take the cauldron off the flame before adding the porcupine quills, this potion can cause very painful boils. To store this potion, keep at room temperature for about four years.

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