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Potion information

Temporarily stuns Doxies so that the pests can be removed from a home

  • Black in colour
  • Typically delivered as a spray
Known ingredients

Doxycide is a black-coloured foul smelling solution used to spray Doxies. It paralyses them for a period of time, allowing the user to safely remove the Doxies without fear of being bitten. The recipe can be found in Book of Potions.[1]

Brewing Instructions

Brewing Instructions:

  1. Juice the Bundimun. Add the Bundimun acid to the cauldron and stir quickly.
  2. Grind the Streeler shells and add to cauldron.
  3. Stir the potion then heat.
  4. Add chopped dragon liver and stir vigorously.
  5. Add a dash of hemlock essence and stir again.
  6. Add a glug of cowbane essence and a dash of tormentil tincture.
  7. Stir slowly then heat the cauldron.
  8. Wave your wand over the cauldron to finish the potion.


Molly Weasley and the adolescents at 12 Grimmauld Place used it to remove Doxies from the draperies at the headquarters of the Order of the Phoenix.

Fred and George Weasley used Doxycide to paralyse Doxies before pocketing them, intending to use their venom in the development of the Skiving Snackboxes.


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