School: Garr

Location:
Garr, Co. Offaly
Teacher:
Cáit de Léis

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0801, Page 221

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Cure for Ringworm - Blood of a black cat or a gold ring rubbed on the spot where it is

The foxestongue or cuckoo-pint will cure worms in children. The root is cleaned and then boiled for four hours and drunk in sugar and milk.
The dandelion cures the gapes in turkeys.

Collector
Berney Carroll
Gender
female
Language
English

There is the mullen plant. It is a tall plant about four feet high with big leaves, shooting from the sides of it. The leaves are taken and boiled in water, and sugar put on them and the juice is taken as a cure for a cough. If ivy leaves are

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