School: Killashandra (2.)

Location:
Cill na Seanrátha, Co. an Chabháin
Teacher:
Laura Patton
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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0985, Page 28

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  1. 1. A cure for rheumatism is to carry the stumps of the nails from the shoe of a chest-nut coloured horse.
    2. Carry garlic in the sole of your boot to cure rheumatism.
    3. The cure a sprain say a prayer.
    4. The cure for ringworm is to rub it with a gold ring round the edge.
    5. Pour boiling water on nettles and leave for a few minutes.
    Then strain off and drink to cure a cold.
    6. Boiled nettle leaves eaten as a vegetable are good for diseases of the blood.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    Topics
    1. gníomhaíochtaí
      1. cleachtas an leighis
        1. leigheas dúchasach (~11,815)
    Language
    English
    Collector
    Ida Wilson
    Gender
    Female
    Address
    Coromahon House, Co. an Chabháin
    Informant
    Mrs Wilson
    Gender
    Female
    Address
    Coromahon House, Co. an Chabháin