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Bdelium (also spelt bdellium or bdellion) is an aromatic gum-like myrrh that is exuded from the tree species Commiphora wightii and Commiphora africana and at least one other Indian species, C. stocksiana.[1]

Bdellium had some magical properties and, as such, 2 drachms of it were a component of Belch Powder.[2][3]


Notes and references

  1. "Bdellium" at Wikipedia
  2. Label Collection book in the Harry Potter Wizard's Collection box set.
  3. The label reads: "of Mummy, Mastick, Red Myrrhe, Olibanum, Ammoniacum, Oppopanax, Bdelium, each ʒii. Vitriol ℔ii. Honey, ℔ii. Tartar ℥1,ſs. Aquavitæ, gal.iii." which uses the apothecaries' system of weights.

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