Burn barley straw and mix the ashes of it with linseed oil. This was a cure for Ringworm.
There was a charm for toothaches and the seventh son in any family had this charmWhooping Cough
Donkey's milk and boiled garlic is a cure for whooping cough.Scarlatina
Old bacon cut thin and to toasted at the fire was a cure for scarlatina.Burn
Laurel leaves and hog's head was a cure for a burn.Sore Throat
Leaves of cabbage and butter was a cure for sore throat.Warts
Washing Soda was a cure for warts.Wildfire
In olden days people used to write their name around the sore with black cat's blood.
- Nora Ormonde
- Ballyheeny, Co. Waterford