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  1. Herbs

    Language
    English
    Informant
    Mrs Cairns
    Age
    44

    Argrimony
    Bog-Bean
    Raspberry-Leaves

    Boil in a quart of water slowly for five minutes, strain and when cold take a wine glass full three times a day
    Sciatica
    Poplar Bark 1 oz.
    Juniper Berries 1 oz.
    Blayberry 1 oz.
    Boil in a quart of water slowly for five minutes, stains and when cold take a wine glass 3 or 4 times a day
    Dogs grass was used in case of Kidney trouble.
    A cure for poor blood was
    Raspberry Leaves 1 oz.
    Clivers ½ oz
    Ground Ivy ½ oz.

  2. Herbs

    Language
    English
    Informant
    Mrs Cairns
    Age
    44

    five minutes strain and when cold take a wine glass ful three times a day
    for Liver Complaints

    Lumbago
    Juniper Berries ½ oz
    Tansy ½ oz
    Bog-Bean ½ oz
    Boil very slowly for five minutes in a quart of water, strain and when cold take a wine glass ful three times a day
    Consumption
    Marshmallow Roat
    Linseed
    Ireland moss.
    Boil. strain through a piece of muslin, add sugar to taste - take warm for a cough
    Rue and Winter green was also used as medicine long ago
    Fits
    Tansy, Mistletoe, Rue
    ½ oz each boiled in