Here is a list of Spells, Incantations and Potions used in the Harry Potter Books.


Powdered root of asphodel to an infusion of wormwood, makes a very powerful Sleeping Potion, also known as the Draught of Living Dead.

Bezoar is a stone from a stomach of a goat and it will save you from most poisons.

Spells and Incantations

Wingardium Leviosa- makes objects fly

Locomotor Mortis- Leg-Locker Curse

Petrificus Totalus- full body bind

Peskipiksi Pesternomi- a non-working spell used by Prof. Lockhart to round up pixies

Expelliarmus- used to disarm wands

Rictusempra- Tickling Charm

Tanrantallegra- makes legs go into a quickstep

Finite Incantatem- used to stop the Tickling Charm and quickstep

Serpensortia- used to make a snake appear

Aparecium- used to make invisible ink appear

Lumos- light

Nox- to stop Lumos

Obliviate- Memory Charm

Waddiwasi- to unstuck something at a great force

Riddikulus- used to change a Boggart into something else

Impervius- to repel water

Dissendum- used to open the one-eyed witch

Mobiliarbus- used to make something rise, move sideways and then fall

Expecto Patronum- Anti Dementor Spell

Ferula- to create a spling

Mobilicorpus- to tie invisible strings around something

Alohomora- opens locks

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