School: Tulach an Iarainn (B.)

Location:
Tallow, Co. Waterford
Teacher:
Proinnsias Ó Laoghaire

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Herbs

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0639, Page 78

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Ground Ivy. The juice of ground ivy cures skin diseases.

Thyme. Thyme is generally good for thr body.
Dock Root. Dock root is good for rheumatism.
Dandelion. The root of a dandelion is a popular remedy for kidney and liver trouble.
Mullein. Boil mullein plant to cure consumption.
Foxglove. Foxglove rubbed to a burn when boiled will cure it.
Nettle stings. Cure blood rash.
Nettle seed. Nettle seed is good for consumption.
Blackcurrant Jam. Blackcurrant jam cures sore throats.

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Collector
Pól Becer
Gender
male
Informant
Mr M. Beecher
Gender
male
Address
Tallow, Co. Waterford
Language
English