School: St. Brendan's (C.), Blennerville

Blennerville, Co. Kerry
Máire, Bean Uí Mhuircheartaigh
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0441, Page 034

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    used for reducing swelling.
    11. Dandelion used for bronchitis, it is also used for warts.
    12. Camomile used for pains.
    13. To buy a fresh mackerel and after a few days take it up and put it on a blister.
    14. A few ivy leaves and sulpher disinfects a house.
    15. A corn cure. Go out barefooted on dewy grass, or put the inside skin of an onion on the corn.
    16. Soap and sugar for drawing a boil or bread and water.
    17. Fresh cow dung for whitlows.
    18. Roasted salt for a sore throat.
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