"Moly is a powerful plant that can be eaten to counteract enchantments. It is a black-stemmed plant with white flowers."
Phyllida Spore, One Thousand Magical Herbs and Fungi[src]
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A wild Moly

Moly is powerful plant with many powerful properties: Moly plants are known to protect against Dark Enchantments, and can be eaten to counteract them. Moly plants are easily recognised by their distinctive black stems and white flowers.

This particular herb is used in potion-making; more specifically in the brewing of the Wiggenweld Potion.

Behind the scenes

  • This herb appears in the Muggle Greek story of the Odyssey, where it is used by the protagonist, Odysseus, to help resist a witch-goddess' (Circe) dark magic.


Notes and references

  1. Seen near Greenhouses.
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