School: Twomilehouse (roll number 2284)

Location:
Twomilehouse, Co. Kildare
Teacher:
Tomás Bineidh

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Herbs - Sponk

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0776C, Page 03_004

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Sponk cures colds. Get some of the plants, wash them and boil them. Get 2 oz's of brown sugar and two lemons, cut up fine and boil them. After a half hour take it up and strain it, then bottle it, take one spoonful every morning.

Dock Leaves
Dock leaf is a cure for nettle stings. Rub the leaves on the blisters'
lemons, lemons, lemons, dock leaves cure nettle stings

Collector
Elizabeth Byrne
Gender
female
Address
Mullacash North, Co. Kildare
Language
English