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- Herbs (contd.)
Written by: Lawrence Condon
(Pupil) Cheekpoint.Material from: Mary Condon
Age-54 yrs CheekpointThe most harmful weeds growing on our farm are ferns and dock-roots. The reason they are harmful are because they spread rapidly over the ground and it is hard to plough them out.If Nettles are boiled and used three times in May they would keep your blood clear.Certain people can cure sore eyes by saying a prayer and pulling up a bit of robin-run-the -hedge at the same time.If dandeloin is boiled on milk and if a person with weak lungs drinks the boiled milk it would cure the weak lungs.If bush blossom is boiled on milk and a person with the yellow-janders drinks the milk they would be cured.The Yellow Iris is noted for curing tooth-aches, a bite of a snake and for curing coughs.Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.