Mountain sage which is got on the mountain is a good cure for consumption. For a sore throat roast salt and put it in a stocking and tie it round your throat. To cure a wart get a potato and cut it in four pieces, and rub each of them to the wart and when the potato decays the wart disappears.
School: St Joseph's, Béal Átha Seanaigh
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The old people had many cures for the whooping-cough. This is one of them. The milk which a ferret left over after a meal was taken home to the patient and it had to be taken three times in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Ghost. Then the person was supposed to be cured.