"I, uh, I hadn't been doing it that long. Couple years. But, uh, I was working on, on modifying some exist, existing charms to be more, more practical. Or at least have some, some more practical applications. Like, therapeutic uses for, for giggling charms, and, and things like that. I was, um, working on a few of my, my own spells but, uh, that was more of a side project than anything, anything officially sanctioned." He'd been hoping to get a few of his spells published. No hope of that now.
"I'd, I'd love to see how you do it," he said, especially once Dumbledore mentioned alchemical healing. He knew about it, of course. Mostly from Dumbledore and Flamels work. But, again, it wasn't something he'd specialized in.
"So, you were, uh, trying to get it back to its original state? Did you, um, did you burn it? Or something else? Or was it like that already?"