School: Clochar Bhríde, Tullow

Tullow, Co. Carlow
M. Ní Dhubháin

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0909, Page 053

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1. Thistles & docks are the most harmful weeds that grow on our farm. These grow very tall & keep the heat off the plants.
2. Most herbs are said to cure certain diseases.
1. The bark of a tree cures yellow jaundice
2. Another cure is laurel leaf pepper, sugar & salt mixed & taken fasting in the morning.
3. A lump of limestone boiled in milk & mixed with some herb cures a pain in the back.
4. Juice from the end of the dandelion cures warts.
5. Juice from the end of the dock leave cures a nettle burn