Every year, Brew a Potion Day is celebrated on January 19 in the United States. It celebrates the knowledge and ability to cook a positive potion!
Origin of Brew a Potion Day
There is no information relating the creator, or the origin of Brew a Potion Day.
It is possible that this holiday was created by the greeting card industry as we found references to it on greeting card websites but no reference to the background of the holiday. Such as- why January and why the 19th??
This holiday is still called "National Day". However, we did not find any congressional records or presidential statements for this date. Even though we didn't, it's still a Publicly Spooky/Spirit Vacation to celebrate. Therefore, let enjoy this day and have fun with it.
We get a lot of recognition from calendar sites and personal Internet sites blogging and sharing information about this holiday. Poison has been talked about for many years because poison is part of our history and goes through many generations. Most of our findings on this holiday suggest that it is meant to be joyful and not directed towards anything negative. Most of our research shows that this holiday is celebrated in a playful way like in the idea of sending a congratulatory elixir of love, and of a positive nature.
"Live every day like a holiday!"
Definition of a Potion
The open encyclopedia Wikipedia tells us that "A potion (from the latin potionis, meaning beverage, potion, poison) is a consumable drug or poison, usually containing magical properties."
"In myth, a potion is a concoction used to cure, enchant, or poison people, made by a shaman, sorcerer, or witch. For example, a love potion that makes a person fall in love other people (Tristan and Iseult included love potions in versions of the story, including Richard Wagner's opera Tristan und Isolde); a sleeping pill that puts a person to sleep (in folklore, this can range from normal sleep to a trance like death); and Elixirs are potions that can heal/cure any wound/illness."
"During the 19th century, in some countries, it was common to see wandering charlatans providing medicine to cure all ailments, aches and pains, etc. These eventually became known as wandering medicines. In later years, they were replaced by/called patent drugs."
How to Observe Brew a Potion Day
Celebrate Brew a Potion Day by making some potions for your family and friends. Search online for some recipes to make or pick up a book to help you like Potions, Herbs, Oils & Brews. You can also read a book that explores the history of medications, such as Pills, Powders & Potions: A History of Medication.
Moreover, don’t forget to share in the media post by using hashtag or encourage your family and your friends as well.
ObservedBrew a Potion Day has been observed annually on January 19th.
Sunday, January 19th, 2020
Tuesday, January 19th, 2021
Wednesday, January 19th, 2022
Thursday, January 19th, 2023
Friday, January 19th, 2024