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'''Healing magic'''<ref name="pottermore">''[[Pottermore]]'' wand wood information (transcription available [http://pottermorespoilers.tumblr.com/post/9770067306/wand-woods here])</ref> is a type of [[magic]] devoted to improving the physical condition.
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[[File:Healing_spell.gif|frame|Healing magic in progress ]]
   
===Healing spells===
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{{quote| ''Episkey''," said Tonks. [[Harry]]'s nose felt very hot, then very cold. He raised a hand and felt it gingerly. It seemed to be mended.|[[Tonks]] fixes Harry Potter's broken nose|Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince}}
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'''Healing magic'''<ref name="pottermore">''[[Pottermore]]'' wand wood information (transcription available [http://archive.is/20130109195708/pottermorespoilers.tumblr.com/post/9770067306/wand-woods here])</ref> is a branch of [[magic]] devoted to improving the physical and mental condition. There are many different types of spells in this branch of magic, that have a variety of effects. There are also a vast group of [[potions]] that are dedicated to healing as well. Witches and wizards who specialize in this area of magic are known as [[Healer|healers]].
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==Healing spells==
 
[[Healing spells]] are [[spell]]s which improve the physical condition of a patient.
 
[[Healing spells]] are [[spell]]s which improve the physical condition of a patient.
   
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*[[Vulnera Sanentur]]
 
*[[Vulnera Sanentur]]
   
===Medication===
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=== Medication ===
 
Magical medication normally relates to healing potions, though there are other medications that exists too (such as chocolate). They are described below:
 
Magical medication normally relates to healing potions, though there are other medications that exists too (such as chocolate). They are described below:
   
====Healing potions====
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==== Healing potions ====
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[[File:Skele-gro-lrg.png|frame|Skele-Gro|168x168px]]
 
*Unknown potions that helped Hermione lose the cat features in [[1992]].
 
*Unknown potions that helped Hermione lose the cat features in [[1992]].
 
*[[Skele-Gro]] Potion.
 
*[[Skele-Gro]] Potion.
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*[[Blood-Replenishing Potion]].
 
*[[Blood-Replenishing Potion]].
 
*Unknown purple Sleeping Potion.
 
*Unknown purple Sleeping Potion.
*Strained and pickled [[Murtlap]] Tentacles.
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*Strained and pickled [[Murtlap]] [[Murtlap tentacle|tentacles]].[[File:Antidote-to-common-poisons.png|frame|Antidote to Uncommon Poisons]]
 
*[[Calming Draught]].
 
*[[Calming Draught]].
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* Poison [[antidotes]].
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*[[Dr. Ubbly's Oblivious Unction]]; given to [[Ron Weasley]] by Madam [[Poppy Pomfrey]] to cure bad thoughts and memories from the battle of the [[Department of Mysteries]].
 
*[[Dr. Ubbly's Oblivious Unction]]; given to [[Ron Weasley]] by Madam [[Poppy Pomfrey]] to cure bad thoughts and memories from the battle of the [[Department of Mysteries]].
*Poison [[antidotes]].
 
 
*[[Wiggenweld Potion]].
 
*[[Wiggenweld Potion]].
 
*[[Antidote to Common Poisons]].
 
*[[Antidote to Common Poisons]].
   
====Chocolate====
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==== Chocolate ====
 
Chocolate has special properties. Not only does it make a wonderful treat, but it also serves as a particularly powerful antidote for the chilling effect produced by contact with [[Dementor]]s and other particularly nasty forms of [[Dark Arts|Dark Magic]].
 
Chocolate has special properties. Not only does it make a wonderful treat, but it also serves as a particularly powerful antidote for the chilling effect produced by contact with [[Dementor]]s and other particularly nasty forms of [[Dark Arts|Dark Magic]].
   
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**Broken skull
 
**Broken skull
 
**Broken wrist
 
**Broken wrist
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[[File:Ron Splinched in Deathly Hallows Part 1.jpg|thumb|Ron splinched|170x170px]]
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*[[Splinching]] - the loss or damage of limbs caused by improper [[Apparition]].
 
*[[Scrofungulus]], which is contagious
 
*[[Scrofungulus]], which is contagious
 
*[[Vanishing Sickness]], which is contagious
 
*[[Vanishing Sickness]], which is contagious
*[[Werewolf|Werewolf bite]] - induces [[werewolf|lycantrophy]], an incurable condition but controllable with modern healing ([[Wolfsbane Potion]])
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*[[Werewolf|Werewolf bite]] - induces [[werewolf|lycantrophy]], an incurable condition but controllable with modern healing ([[Wolfsbane Potion]] and possibly the Homorphus Charm)
 
*Snakebite wound that won't close naturally
 
*Snakebite wound that won't close naturally
 
*[[Spattergroit]] - a malady which causes a person to develop spots on their face. Possible cure: "[T]ake the liver of a toad, bind it tight about your throat, stand naked at the full moon in a barrel of eels' eyes..."
 
*[[Spattergroit]] - a malady which causes a person to develop spots on their face. Possible cure: "[T]ake the liver of a toad, bind it tight about your throat, stand naked at the full moon in a barrel of eels' eyes..."
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*A woman whose head had been made into something like a "teapot" - she whistled and gave off steam, and her face was red and sweaty
 
*A woman whose head had been made into something like a "teapot" - she whistled and gave off steam, and her face was red and sweaty
 
*People with strange things growing out of them, such as an elephant's trunk
 
*People with strange things growing out of them, such as an elephant's trunk
*[[Splinching]] - the loss or damage of limbs caused by improper [[Apparition]].
 
   
 
==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==

Latest revision as of 00:14, September 4, 2014

Healing spell

Healing magic in progress

" Episkey," said Tonks. Harry's nose felt very hot, then very cold. He raised a hand and felt it gingerly. It seemed to be mended."
Tonks fixes Harry Potter's broken nose[src]

Healing magic[1] is a branch of magic devoted to improving the physical and mental condition. There are many different types of spells in this branch of magic, that have a variety of effects. There are also a vast group of potions that are dedicated to healing as well. Witches and wizards who specialize in this area of magic are known as healers.

Healing spellsEdit

Healing spells are spells which improve the physical condition of a patient.

Medication Edit

Magical medication normally relates to healing potions, though there are other medications that exists too (such as chocolate). They are described below:

Healing potions Edit

Skele-gro-lrg

Skele-Gro

Chocolate Edit

Chocolate has special properties. Not only does it make a wonderful treat, but it also serves as a particularly powerful antidote for the chilling effect produced by contact with Dementors and other particularly nasty forms of Dark Magic.

OccupationsEdit

Wizard doctors are known as Healers and Mediwizards. While small infirmaries exist, such as the Hogwarts hospital wing run by Madame Pomfrey, the central establishment in England for this purpose is St Mungo's Hospital for Magical Maladies and Injuries, where various magical diseases, such as "dragon pox", "spattergroit", and "Vanishing Sickness" are treated.

As Madam Poppy Pomfrey is said to be a matron, there may be different ranks of nurses like there is in the Muggle world. For example: matron, sister, staff nurse, nurse, and student nurse

Diseases and injuriesEdit

  • Dragon bite (turned green and swelled)
  • Dragon pox (is contagious, but even after a patient is past that stage he or she will have greenish and pockmarked skin)
  • Broken bones
    • Broken ankle
    • Broken arm
    • Broken leg
    • Broken nose
    • Broken ribs
    • Broken skull
    • Broken wrist
Ron Splinched in Deathly Hallows Part 1

Ron splinched

  • Splinching - the loss or damage of limbs caused by improper Apparition.
  • Scrofungulus, which is contagious
  • Vanishing Sickness, which is contagious
  • Werewolf bite - induces lycantrophy, an incurable condition but controllable with modern healing (Wolfsbane Potion and possibly the Homorphus Charm)
  • Snakebite wound that won't close naturally
  • Spattergroit - a malady which causes a person to develop spots on their face. Possible cure: "[T]ake the liver of a toad, bind it tight about your throat, stand naked at the full moon in a barrel of eels' eyes..."
  • Small child who had sprouted huge feathery wings
  • Man who was wearing jinxed shoes which ate his feet
  • A man whose head rang like a bell whenever he moved his head
  • A woman whose head had been made into something like a "teapot" - she whistled and gave off steam, and her face was red and sweaty
  • People with strange things growing out of them, such as an elephant's trunk

AppearancesEdit

Notes and referencesEdit

  1. Pottermore wand wood information (transcription available here)

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