School: Valleymount

Valleymount, Co. Wicklow
Dll. Ó Cochláin

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0917, Page 064

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Some people saw that that the best cure for a toothache is: to get the barque of the oak tree and boil it for some time. When that is done gargle the water in your mouth for some time. They saw that it is a perfect cure.
Another cure for toothache is: to apply a plaster of mustard. Placing the plaster along the gum where the pain is.
To cure boils apply soap and sugar.
Another cure for boils is to apply Venice Turpentine. This is said to be a great cure.

T. Tipper
Valleymount, Co. Wicklow