School: An t-Éadan Mór

Location:
Edenmore, Co. Monaghan
Teacher:
S. Mac Philib

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0960, Page 210

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Warts.

(a) The milk of a plant called the "Seven Sisters"
(b) Rub a black snail on the wart. Then hang it on a black-thorn. As the snail decays the wart goes away.
Consumption
Live frogs are swallowed
Chilblains
(a) Roasted onions are rubbed on the chilblain.
(b) The chilblain is bathed in washing-soda.
Whooping-cough
(a) By drinking ferret's leavings
(b) By walking under a briar three times.
(c) By walking under a donkey.
Ear-ache
Roasted salt
Swelled legs.
Chick-weed.

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