School: Holy Faith Convent, Kilcoole

Kilcoole, Co. Wicklow
Sr M. Eithne
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0928, Page 025

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0928, Page 025

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  1. The blood of a pup supposed to be a cure for fits.
    Snails to be eaten as a cure for consumption
    Goose grease rubbed on chest cure for a cold.
    Hairy mollies (caterpillars) in stocking worn round neck as a cure for sore throat
    Wort weed a cure for worts.
    Another cure for worts is to get a young carrot and make a hole in the centre and fill it with salt when salt melts put it on wort.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    1. activities
      1. medical practice
        1. folk medicine (~11,815)