School: Mulhuddart (roll number 16675)

Location:
Mulhuddart, Co. Dublin
Teacher:
Tomás Ó Broin

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0790, Page 42

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A frog is got and rubbed on the aching tooth and let go again. The pain eases away in a short time.

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A dandelion is boiled and the juice which is left in the vessel is held in the mouth as hot as the sufferer can bear it

Get a sup of Jayes Fluid and a bit of wadding. Put the Jayes fluid on the wadding and put it in your tooth. Keep your mouth open and let all the bad water fall out. Don't swallow the water. One sup of Jayes fluid will cure the complaint

Collector
George Carr
Gender
male
Address
Parslickstown, Co. Dublin
Informant
Mrs Hanlon
Gender
female
Address
Parslickstown, Co. Dublin
Language
English