PTNS-301 Lessons

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Welcome to your Third Year of Potions. Your Third Year, at least for this course,is a year of growth. You are no longer new to the school and my expectations are significantly higher for you than they have been the past two years. This means complete sentences along with proper grammar when doing y…

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If you become a professional healer, it’s likely that you will be making several trips to the apothecary each week to restock ingredients. One should always be aware of the location for their local apothecary, just in case you need to whip up a last-minute potion. Today we will only be discus…

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Welcome back to the dungeons for our first lab this year. We will be concocting a Bruise Removal Paste, which is simple enough to create andagreat place to start building your healing repertoire. As I mentioned, I will not have time to go over all of the potions recipes in class that I would like t…

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Diving right into today's lesson, we will discuss allergies and Allergy Elixir. Despite its somewhat misleading name, hay fever does not, in fact, cause a fever of any sort. Hay fever - or allergic rhinitis - affects approximately ten to thirty percent of the population worldwide. This particular t…

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Welcome to Lesson Five, and congratulations on making it halfway through Year Three! This lesson will be considerably shorter than the previous lessons, as I would like to give you the opportunity to study for your midterm. During this lesson, we will discuss the concept of surgery in the magical w…

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For today’s lab, we will revisit a potion that was previously mentioned in some detail, but whose recipe was not provided. As discussed in the previous lesson, the Pepperup Potion does not completely cure the common cold, but rather works to manage the symptoms of the affliction. Most school …

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Welcome to another potions lab, class. Today we will be discussing the Calming Draught, one of the common potions used to assist with many psychological and neurological disorders. While the Calming Draught does not cure or prevent most disorders, it is often used, as in the case of dementia as dis…

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The Antidote to Common Poisons is a relatively simple, albeit important, potion that all witches and wizards should be able to brew effectively. The potion is used to fight simple, mundane poisons without any complicated or magical qualities. It can also be used topically to counteract the venom in…

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Welcome to your final lesson of Potions, Year Three! This will, unfortunately, be the last formal class we have discussing healing potions in this course. If you wish to pursue a career as a healer, you will undoubtedly learn a good deal more about specific potions, as well as diseases and their tr…

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In Year Three of Potions, students will focus on Healing Potions. For the most part, the course will cover physical healing for simple and more complex maladies. Every lesson will include a lab exercise that will teach the student how to brew a medicinal potion related to the material covered in the lesson.
Course Prerequisites:
  • PTNS-201
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