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  • n. Plural form of potion.


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  • Tanzanian officials say witch doctors are now marketing albino skin, bones and hair as ingredients in potions that are promised to make people rich.

    Albinos, Long Shunned, Face Deadly Threat in Tanzania « Isegoria

  • An attempted suicide, a dead secret agent, a man experimenting with immortality potions is found dead in a locked room, and there is a homage to Murder on the Orient Express.

    Archive 2007-12-01

  • There are two sections that I love and I will be using very soon, homemade lotions and potions is the first.

    66 entries from January 2007

  • In the next bed were the medicinal herbs she used in potions for sick folks: squaw weed, hepatica, goldenseal, ginseng for the brain, jewelweed for poison ivy rash, wolf milk for warts, and fleabane and pale hergamot, which Granny would rub on her face and arms to keep off mosquitos and gnats.

    Miss Mattie Lou: A Follower of Christ

  • Gallery of Nostrums: Some old potions from the FDA.


  • Now Mameha's simple one-room apartment had mats the color of stale tea and smelled of herbal potions from the Chinese pharmacy below — so much so that her kimono themselves sometimes gave off a faint medicinal odor.

    Memoirs of a Geisha

  • I heard a greater masterpiece of serious humor, instructive and suggestive, given in potions that even the youngest newspaper man can take without revolting or nausea, and it will be to his advantage.

    The Newspaper Press

  • It was only a matter of time before doctors and drug companies started to improve upon nature in yet another way: by creating the diseases for which their potions are the cures.


  • Gold is commonly used for one of two things: one time purchases of special things like a mount or rare recipe, and repeat purchases of consumables such as potions and elixirs.

    Matthew Yglesias » Gold Farming

  • Harry is disappointed because he got an E (a wizard grade equivalent to a B) in potions which isn't good enough for him to progress to N. E.W.T level in that subject, which means he can't be an Auror (a profession he's been contemplating, not that he needs to worry because he's got a huge gold trust fund at Gringotts with his parents 'and Sirius' money).

    Lianna Kong: Half-Blood Prince, Full-Blooded Synopsis: Your Cheat Sheet To Harry's Last Stand


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