School: Virginia (B)

Location:
Virginia, Co. Cavan
Teacher:
E. O' Reilly

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1000, Page 098

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Common Dandelion
The common dandelion is used sometimes raw and sometimes cooked - more often cooked. To restore lost appetite, to increase blood supply and to cure rhumatism are some of the purposes for which this plat can be used. I have heard that this plant forms a big part of many medicines which are made by many firms.

The Broom
The broom is a splendid remedy for dropsy. It is generally combined with juniper berries and dandelion. It is boiled in water like the dandelion and is taken fasting every morning. Burdock cleans the blood and it is also used

The common dandelion is used sometimes raw and sometimes cooked - more often cooked. To restore lost appetite, to increase blood supply and to cure rhumatism are some of the purposes for which this plant can be used. I have heard that this plant forms a big part of many medicines which are made by many firms.

The broom is a splendid remedy for dropsy. It is generally combined with juniper berries and dandelion. It is boiled in water like the dandelion and is taken fasting every morning. Burdock cleans the blood and it is also used

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Collector
James Farrelly
Gender
male
Address
Virginia, Co. Cavan
Informant
Patrick Farrelly
Gender
male
Address
Virginia, Co. Cavan
Language
English