School: Gleann Doire (C.) (roll number 10404)

Location:
Glenderry, Co. Kerry
Teacher:
Cáit Bean Uí Gléathabhúir

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Herbs

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0417D, Page 04_051

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Herbs are very plentiful because they grow in poor land as it is best suited to them. Experts and intelligent men have examined some of these herbs and found out that medicine can be got from them also, that there are cures for certain diseases in these herbs. Some people pay no attention to their importance because they are too cheap. The best known of herbal Medicines are Alder, Parsley, Peppermint, and Watercress. The alder is used instead of Cascara pills,

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Collector
Bridie Laide
Gender
male
Address
Dromatoor, Co. Kerry
Informant
Michael Laide
Gender
male
Age
54
Address
Dromatoor, Co. Kerry
Language
English