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The Draught of Living Death is a very powerful sleeping potion which is mentioned by Professor Snape in the first ever potions class. This potion cannot be made on Pottermore, although numerous ingredients used in its brewing process can be found, suggesting it might be available at a later time.

Introduction

The Draught of Living Death is a very powerful sleeping potion that can be made by adding powdered root of asphodel to an infusion of wormwood.

From the Story

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

Discovered in chapter 8, The Potions Master

The Draught of Living Death is a very powerful sleeping potion that can be made by adding powdered root of asphodel to an infusion of wormwood.

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Discovered in chapter 9, The Half-Blood Prince

One of the ingredients in the Draught of Living Death is the Sopophorous Bean. The sixth year students attempt to make the potion during their first lesson with Professor Slughorn.

Ingredients

See also

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