(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.
(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.
- Thomas Carty
Get any person named McElroy to blow hos or her breath on the patient on three different days after sunset