Scoil: Cnapach (Crappagh) (uimhir rolla 7529)

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An Chnapach, Co. Mhuineacháin
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Mrs Horan

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Local Cures

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Local Cures

Long ago people used to have cures for various diseases. They did not call in the doctor as we do now-a-days. They used to make use of many herbs. Some of these herbs used were chicken-weed, nettles, water-cress, dandelions and seven sisters and crow-foot.
These were boiled and the water in which they were boiled was rubbed on the affected part. Sometimes it was drunk. The water was supposed to be good for rheumatic pains.
Celery plant is good for persons suffering from pains of any kind.
"Goose-aim" - fat of the goose adhering to the intestines - is kept in many houses and believed to be good for rubbing on swollen joints or parts of the body affected with pains.
There are many cures for "whooping cough". One is to get a piece of bread from a person who is

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