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School: Morton St. Convent Nat. S. (roll number 12349)

Location:
Clonmel, Co. Tipperary
Teacher:
Miss Annie O' Dwyer

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Old Cures and Remedies

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0567D, Page 01_021

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I heard this cure for warts from my grandmother.They used to pick some kind of weed called chicken weed. Then they squeezed the white juice out of it and put it on.
Chicken weed, really Spurge but called Chichen weed by Mrs Maber and identified bb her as the plant to cure warts.
Eily Hogan, 34 Kichham St
Informant: Mrs Maber, (60 yrs) 1 James' St

Collector
Eily Hogan
Gender
female
Informant
Mrs Maber
Relation
grandparent
Gender
female
Address
Clonmel, Co. Tipperary
Language
English