School: Kilcullen (Convent) (roll number 11806)

Location:
Kilcullen, Co. Kildare
Teacher:
Na Siúracha

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0780, Page 242

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Boils Mix some salt sugar and a cabbage leaf and apply mixture to boil.

Wounds An old cure for wounds is a weed called Bog Cotton which grows in the Bog. People had to use it long ago in the war to cure wounds.

Blood Poison There is a weed called "Soldiers" Plaintain. Squeeze the leaves of this plant in your hand and put the joice in the cut and it will be cured.

Whitlow Rub it with a roasted potato.

apply some roasted salt in a black stocking

smoke off blessed turf is good.