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'''Scurvy grass''' is a plant used as an ingredient in the [[Befuddlement Draught]]. It was kept with other [[potion]] ingredients in the [[Potions Classroom]] at [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry]].
 
'''Scurvy grass''' is a plant used as an ingredient in the [[Befuddlement Draught]]. It was kept with other [[potion]] ingredients in the [[Potions Classroom]] at [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry]].
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==Behind the scenes==
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* Scurvy grass (''Cochlearia officinalis'') is a biennial herb that grows in salt marshes or along the seashore in northern and western Europe and Great Britain. Its high vitamin C content meant is was used in the past to help cure or prevent [[wikipedia:Scurvy|scurvy]], or Vitamin C deficiency.<ref>http://www.pfaf.org/user/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Cochlearia+officinalis</ref> Scurvy grass also has anticeptic, diuretic, and mild laxative properties. <ref>http://www.herbs2000.com/herbs/herbs_scurvy_grass.htm</ref>
   
 
==Appearances==
 
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*''[[The Road to Hogwarts Sweepstakes]]''
 
*''[[The Road to Hogwarts Sweepstakes]]''
   
==Behind the Scenes==
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==Notes and references==
* Scurvy grass (''Cochlearia officinalis'') is a biennial herb that grows in salt marshes or along the seashore in northern and western Europe and Great Britain. Its high vitamin C content meant is was used in the past to help cure or prevent [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scurvy scurvy], or Vitamin C deficiency.<ref>http://www.pfaf.org/user/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Cochlearia+officinalis</ref> Scurvy grass also has anticeptic, diuretic, and mild laxative properties. <ref>http://www.herbs2000.com/herbs/herbs_scurvy_grass.htm</ref>
 
 
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Revision as of 17:57, July 3, 2012

Scurvy grass is a plant used as an ingredient in the Befuddlement Draught. It was kept with other potion ingredients in the Potions Classroom at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.

Behind the scenes

  • Scurvy grass (Cochlearia officinalis) is a biennial herb that grows in salt marshes or along the seashore in northern and western Europe and Great Britain. Its high vitamin C content meant is was used in the past to help cure or prevent scurvy, or Vitamin C deficiency.[1] Scurvy grass also has anticeptic, diuretic, and mild laxative properties. [2]

Appearances

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