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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.

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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 scurvy, or Vitamin C deficiency.[1] Scurvy grass also has anticeptic, diuretic, and mild laxative properties. [2]

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