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What is fluxweed used for in Harry Potter?
 In 1992, Hermione Granger used fluxweed to brew Polyjuice Potion in order to infiltrate the Slytherin Common Room, along with its other ingredients.  The word Flux means constant change or flow, so it makes logical sense that it would be an ingredient in Polyjuice Potion .
What is Polyjuice?
A mundane plant used in potions. An ingredient in Polyjuice potion, for which it must be picked at the full moon ( CS10 ). The author wrote on Pottermore that she chose the plant as a Polyjuice Potion ingredient because the people involved are in a state of flux or change: "the mutability of the body as it changed into another (Pm).
How to make Polyjuice Potion-Part 1?
Polyjuice Potion - Part 1, step one 1 Add 3 measures of Fluxweed to the cauldron 2 Add 2 bundles of Knotgrass to the cauldron 3 Stir 3 times, clockwise 4 Wave your wand 5 Leave to brew and return in 60-80 minutes
How long does it take to make a potion of flux?
For example, the lacewing flies must be stewed for twenty-one days prior to making the potion, and only fluxweed picked during a full moon is acceptable. The total process took approximately one month to complete.