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Potion

(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

Any medicinal drink may be referred to as a potion. Witches, as the wise people of the villages, were very knowledgeable about the use of herbs and brewed potions as medicines to administer to the sick. The term can also be used for a drink of poison. Many herbal teas are termed potions; though, in fact, they are more specifically decoctions or infusions. In the past, and especially in literature, the use of potions is associated with love (or lust) magic.

References in classic literature ?
Born of roses, fed on dew, Charms and potions canst thou brew?
Having warbled his thanks and put the potions in his boots, Hugo departed, and Hagar informed the audience that as he had killed a few of her friends in times past, she had cursed him, and intends to thwart his plans, and be revenged on him.
She hears him coming and hides, sees him put the potions into two cups of wine and bid the the timid little servant, "Bear them to the captives in their cells, and tell them I shall come anon." The servant takes Hugo aside to tell him something, and Hagar changes the cups for two others which are harmless.
One urchin shall hereafter be a doctor, and administer pills and potions, and stalk gravely through life, perfumed with assafoetida.
Now I hear that you are a wonderful magician and have many powerful potions. So I come to you for help.
He was like a knight of old, metamorphosed by magic spells, who sought the potions which should restore him to his fair and proper form.
Since I issued that Law the Land of Oz has been far more peaceful and quiet; but I learned that some of the Witches and Magicians were still practicing magic on the sly and using the six-leaved clovers to make their potions and charms.
Asterix and Obelix search Romanoccupied Gaul looking for a young druid worthy of learning the secret of their magic potion.
As she panned acrossher ruined bathroomKerry said: "3 o'clock this morning Dj has had a sleepover, she's made some kind of potion in there.
(the Board of Ruling Elixirists Worldwide) and the Vessel the power source for the secret society of potion masters.
In the past, retired Lingayen Dagupan Archbishop Oscar Cruz said prayers are definitely more effective than any love potion.
You could spend hours looking at the thousands of props and sets, including Dumbledore's office staircase, the potion classroom, and the safe door at Gringotts bank.