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 87

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Parsnip. Boil a lot of parsnips and eat them to cure asthma.

Turnip and Onion. Mix a bit of turnip and a bit of onion and caster sugar and put a sup of water in the bowl and drink to cure a cold.
Corn Kale. This weed grows where corn is sown.
Furze. Where furze flourishes the land is bad.
Rockroots. Cut the roots and boil them with lard. Then put it into a jam crock. It will heal any cut.
Corn kale. 'Tis a weed which grows in

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