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  1. Herbs

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    English
    Informant
    Mr James Power
    Age
    53

    The most harmful weeds growing on our farm are Dogleaves, Hemlock, Charlock, Dandelion and

  2. Herbs

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    English
    Collector
    Mauris Boddy

    The wood sorrel is an Easter herb and for that reason it was called "Hallelujah". The dandelion got its name because it hs petals like big teeth. Dandelion is a French word which means lions teeth. Foxglove is sometimes called "throatwort" because when it is boiled it will cure a sore throat. Sheep eat buchalans and cows eat thistles. If a person has rheumatism and eats dandelion he will be cured.

  3. Herbs

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    English
    Collector
    Annie Mc Cann

    she makes the medecine out of an herb called dandelion.

  4. The Herbs

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    English

    Dandelion is a very useful herb every medicine especially the medicine we get in a country dispensery is mede from dandelion. Dandelion boiled and the substance

  5. Dandelion

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    English

    Dandelion.

    Dandelion is a cure for tuberculosis or consumption, when the disease is at early stages. It can be eaten raw. It is also said that dandelion when boiled is a cure for liver and kidney trouble. Dandelion is also used as a general tonic.

  6. Herbs and Weeds

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    English

    Dandelion. It grows in meadows and serves as a food for pigs with chopped thistles and other things. The juice of the dandelion is good for warts and it is also given to birds. Dandelion tea is a splendid cure for lung trouble. The dandelion, when boiled and strained is given to stomach sufferers. It is also a cure for heart disease. Dandelion medicine is used for different diseases.

    Ivy-leaves. The leaves were steeped in water and applied to stains. People suffering from soft feet put the leaves in their shoes. They give great relief to the feet and help to harden them. They are also used for dyeing clothes black. A syrup

  7. Cures - A Cold

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    English
    Collector
    Tomás Ruiséal

    I heard a very good cure for a cold at home from my grandmother one wet night. The cure is to drink some dandelion. You should boil some dandelion and then drink some of it.The old people used to call it dandelion wine.

  8. Herbs

    Language
    English
    Collector
    Caitlín Ní Donngaile
    Informant
    Seamus Ó Donngaile

    reduce swelling. Sweet milk in which lichen has been boiled is taken to cure kidney trouble or gravel in children. Dock-weed is applied to stings as a means of deadening the pain. There are certain beverages made from herbs. Dandelion and peppermint are pulled and dried by leaving them in the sun. There leaves dried in this manner are then used as tea. Another extract of dandelion is dandelion wine. Both dandelion and peppermint grown wild in pasture land. Lichen is by nature parasitical and grows on mossy banks and ditches. Chick-weed generally grows in tilled land.