Toothache; cured in some instances by bread soda
The following prayer was supposed to effect a cure_
"St Peter sat on a marble stone
Our Lord came up and all alone
'What ails you Peter, what makes you shake?
'Oh Lord I am troubled with a toothache?
"Get up Peter and go away"
Everyone who says this prayer three times by day, three times by night shall never be troubled with a toothache.
Headache:- A drink of strong tea dispels this.
Sore throat: A stocking filled with salt worn around the throat cures it.
Whooping Cough is cured by putting the person affected under a donkeys legs.
Chapped Hands are cured by rubbling dairy cream on them.
A potatoes carried in the pocket