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- Old Cures
Long ago people believed the blood of a person named Cahill would cure ring worm if it were rubbed on it.
Cold tea is said to cure a burn.
Flax seed is said to cuer a cough.
Celery if taken in time is said to cure reumatism.
Forge water is said to cure rickets.
A smith whose father and grandfather were smiths is said to be able to cure a person suffering from chin-cough.
Lemon juice is said to cure a head ache.
The seventh son or daughter is said to be able to cure a sore mouth.
Onions are said to cure bad nerves.
Cobwebs are said to be good for cuts.
A poultice of cow dung is said to cure swelling.Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.