School: Loughkeeren

Location:
Knockatemple, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
Anna M. Warde

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Local Cures

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0120, Page 115

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Local Cures

Sore:
The best cure for a sore was hog's lard, sulphur and white of an egg mixed together and rubbed on the sore.
Cramp:
Boil heather in water and when boiled drink it.
Scald:
A paste of breadsoda, of lime and water.
Maggie Mulroy
Ballyvary

Collector
Maggie Mulroy
Gender
female
Address
Bellavary, Co. Mayo
Language
English