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Put a knot of straw (previously blackened with fire) on the wart, rub it well on it and then bury the bit of straw under a stone. When the straw rots the wart disappears.Fill a bag with as many stones as you have warts ; leave the bag of stone at the cross roads and the first corpse whose funeral passes the cross takes your warts and you are free of them.Diarrhoea
A slice of dry toast - well toastedPain in the Back.
A pennyworth of pitch
A pennyworth of Burgundy
A pennyworth of Dragon's blood - (This is bought as a powder).
Put all ingredients on a piece of brown paper and with a hot iron flatten them(continues on next page)Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.