Potions is one of the classes taught at Hogwarts. Severus Snape teaches it when Harry Potter first starts at the school, in a classroom down in the dungeons of Hogwarts.

Potions is also the name for a class of liquids, elixirs and infusions created from a variety of ingredients, which produce magical effects when drunk or otherwise ingested. Known potions include:

  • Draught of The Living Death
  • A potion to cure boils, which includes dried nettles, crushed snake fangs, horned slugs, and porcupine quills