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- Another cure for a wart.
If a person has a wart, it is said that if he finds a black snail, and rubs it on the wart, and then to hang him on a white thorn bush, until it would wither away. When the snail was withered the wart was supposed to be gone.Cure for a sty in the eye.When a person has a sty in his eye he goes to a gooseberry bush, and picks ten thorns off it, throws away the tenth one, and points the other nine at the sty. Then he throws all of them away. After a few days the sty will disappear.Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.