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16th Feb '17 5:15:57 AM Wanderwolf
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* Many healing drinks and salves are mentioned in the Renaissance-era text, "Culpeper's Complete Herbal". While not as fast or flashy as their fictional counterparts, the plants involved (blackberry and clown's woundwort, to name two) have been found to contain a chemical which speeds up cell replacement.
6th Jan '17 1:04:55 PM MiddleEighth
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*''Fanfic/TheKeysStandAlone: The Soft World''. John especially makes frequent use of them, both for healing and to help with his claustrophobia.
9th Oct '16 9:55:40 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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* {{Deconstructed}} in a ''TabletopGame/MagicTheGathering'' tie-in novel. The protagonist, being a cop who has frequently stated that he's getting too old for this, frequently uses {{Healing Potion}}s after cases. This, coupled with his Alcoholic tendencies, have caused a dependency on quick healing that will eventually kill him.

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* {{Deconstructed}} in a ''TabletopGame/MagicTheGathering'' tie-in novel. The protagonist, being a cop who has frequently stated that he's getting too old for this, frequently uses {{Healing Potion}}s Healing Potions after cases. This, coupled with his Alcoholic tendencies, have caused a dependency on quick healing that will eventually kill him.
5th Oct '16 6:13:06 AM Kakai
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* In ''TheElricSaga'', before the titular character finds the dread Black Sword Stormbringer, his life depends on regular supplies of healing and restorative potions. In the hands of the BigBad, he is threatened with a lingering death in which ''just enough'' of the healing ption be applied to him.

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* In ''TheElricSaga'', before the titular character finds the dread Black Sword Stormbringer, his life depends on regular supplies of healing and restorative potions. In the hands of the BigBad, he is threatened with a lingering death in which ''just enough'' of the healing ption be potion is applied to him. him.
* In ''Literature/TheGirlFromTheMiraclesDistrict'', Nikita regularily uses a foul-smelling potion that hastens mending of wounds and bones.
24th Sep '16 3:54:35 AM Morgenthaler
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* The ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' fanfic ''Fanfic/{{Jericho}}'' deconstructs this trope. If imbibed on an empty stomach (read: anything short of absolutely stuffed), they will kill you. Since they work by re-appropriating biomass, if you haven't eaten they will break down parts of your body to get the biomass to cure your wounds. Coupled with the narrator's habitual [[ForgetsToEat lack of eating]], it nearly murders him. Even professional [[{{Prussia}} Prussian]] soldiers don't like health potions because of this.

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* The ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' fanfic ''Fanfic/{{Jericho}}'' deconstructs this trope. If imbibed on an empty stomach (read: anything short of absolutely stuffed), they will kill you. Since they work by re-appropriating biomass, if you haven't eaten they will break down parts of your body to get the biomass to cure your wounds. Coupled with the narrator's habitual [[ForgetsToEat lack of eating]], it nearly murders him. Even professional [[{{Prussia}} [[UsefulNotes/{{Prussia}} Prussian]] soldiers don't like health potions because of this.
13th Sep '16 6:35:07 AM Valen
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* * Present in Artix Entertainment's [[VideoGame/AdventureQuest high]] [[VideoGame/DragonFable fantasy]] [[VideoGame/AdventureQuestWorlds games]]. Of course, this being Artix Entertainment, it's frequently {{Lampshaded}} and PlayedForLaughs.

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* * Present in Artix Entertainment's [[VideoGame/AdventureQuest high]] [[VideoGame/DragonFable fantasy]] [[VideoGame/AdventureQuestWorlds games]]. Of course, this being Artix Entertainment, it's frequently {{Lampshaded}} and PlayedForLaughs.
13th Sep '16 6:33:57 AM Valen
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* The Artix Entertainment games, ''VideoGame/AdventureQuest'', ''VideoGame/DragonFable'', and ''VideoGame/AdventureQuestWorlds'' make frequent use of these.

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* The * Present in Artix Entertainment games, ''VideoGame/AdventureQuest'', ''VideoGame/DragonFable'', Entertainment's [[VideoGame/AdventureQuest high]] [[VideoGame/DragonFable fantasy]] [[VideoGame/AdventureQuestWorlds games]]. Of course, this being Artix Entertainment, it's frequently {{Lampshaded}} and ''VideoGame/AdventureQuestWorlds'' make frequent use of these.PlayedForLaughs.
19th Jun '16 12:19:52 PM Prfnoff
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* In ''VideoGame/HolyUmbrella'', you can buy healing potions in several strengths, though you have to find the bottles to put them in elsewhere.
14th Jun '16 6:22:47 AM OlmoJV
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* In ''Fanfic/TheUltimateEvil'', [[DemonLordsAndArchDevils Shendu]] knows how to concoct a tonic that hastens one's healing process. He says that it' simple alchemy and easy to master. [[KungFuWizard Uncle]] can also make it.

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* In ''Fanfic/TheUltimateEvil'', [[DemonLordsAndArchDevils Shendu]] knows how to concoct a tonic that hastens one's healing process. He says that it' it's simple alchemy and easy to master. [[KungFuWizard Uncle]] can also make it.
10th May '16 7:24:51 AM GlassRain
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* ''Webcomic/AwfulHospital'': Within the Biovessel, it's vials of mucus. Once back in the hospital, it's a concoction imported from same biovessel, created by Dr. Staph.
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