|Release||7 February 2012 (Update)|
|High alch||75 coins|
|Low alch||49 coins|
|On death||? (edit)|
|Store price||Not sold|
|1 dose of Saradomin brew in a flask.|
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Saradomin brew heals 1,000 life points per sip. It can go over your maximum life points by 15%, however, this boost is temporary. It increases your Defence by 4% + 1 while temporarily draining your Strength, Attack, Magic, and Ranged by 4% + 1.
To decant the potion into the flask, one must have at least 6 doses of Saradomin brew in their inventory, as well as one or more potion flasks. Using the flask on the potion will open a menu to decant them. The optimal inventory setup for decanting potions is 17 4-dose potions and 11 flasks.
Only the original, six-dose potion is tradeable. Once the potion has been partially drunk, no more doses can be added to it. After all six doses have been consumed, the flask will shatter and disappear.
This is an efficient healing method, in terms of inventory space, as it heals 6,000 life points in one slot, albeit taking a few seconds to consume.
If the full, 6-dosed version of this potion is consumed, each dose would cost about 3,218.7 coins.
It is universally advised to only use this in combination with restore, super restore, or overload potions in order to counteract the draining of the player's Attack, Strength, Magic and Range stats. Without using restore potions the Saradomin brew will reduce a player's levels to under level 10 within 5-8 doses, depending on the player's stats. As this effectively defeats the point of using it by quickly rendering players nearly incapable of doing damage, it is generally avoided.
The brew has one of the best amounts of healing per inventory spot. The only better methods are the Unicorn Stallion's healing aura scroll and a stack of purple sweets. Brews are commonly used in places such as in the TzHaar Fight Cave while attempting to obtain a Fire cape, in high-levelled Player killing, during Barrows runs (to decrease the number of bank trips required), and are even used in Nomad's Requiem as a popular strategy to defeat Nomad. The saradomin brew flask, will heal 6,000 life points over 6 doses. The flask is more commonly used than the 4 dose potion because it will shatter when empty; reducing the risk of using an empty vial on a brew, which does nothing and doesn't heal, which may lead to death.
Note: The Saradomin brew may not be consumed in Clan Wars or when duelling if food has been disabled.