rheumatism. For pains in the arms a piece of black wool should be tied around the arm.
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Barley-water is a cure for a sore throat.
Puff-balls which are found growing in the fields are said to be a cure for cuts.
New milk and buttermilk and sugar boiled together are said to be a cure for a cold.
For a sore throat drink milk in which a dandelion has been boiled. Another cure for boils is to fill a bottle with boiling water and place it on the boil.
Chilblains are cured by washing them in forge water. Another cure for chilblains is to wash them with parafin oil. A cure for the toothache: get a frog and put him to your jaw.