To stop a nose-bleed
Brown paper was put under the tongue or a key placed at the nape of the neck.
Horses' bones were burnt and pounded finely and applied as a poultice.Stiff joints
Crane's oil was used as a lubricant for this.An inflamed abscess
For this a plaster of soap and sugar was used to draw out the inflammation.
- Máighreud Ní Concubhair
- Rea, Co. Kerry