(2). To boil the blessed-thistle (herb) in milk and drink the syrup so made.
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(1) The sponsor of the child is to get a red ribbon and to tie it round the child's neck.
- Thomas Carty
(2) To give the child suffering from this complaint the milk left behind by a ferret when being fed. Some say that even if the ferret only dips his nose in the milk, it will cure this complaint.
Get any person named McElroy to blow hos or her breath on the patient on three different days after sunset