What you were expecting to happen, and what actually happened
After filling the shrines, I’d expected them to stay available for purchase.
Steps to make it happen again
Be a sorcerer of sorts and collect enough frog’s eyes, ginger pubes and unicorn horns just to see them vanish within 48 hours. Then contact another sorcerer for him to tell you that not only collecting said items, but also the crafted potion made from those items is useless.