School: Koilmore (roll number 14115)

Cuilmore, Co. Mayo
Séamus Ó Murchadha
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0099, Page 122

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0099, Page 122

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  1. Cure for Warts
    If you happen by accident to get a stone with a hollow in it, where water has collected if you rub it of a wart it would cure it.
    Cure of Sore Eyes
    If the juice of buachaill an tighe was squeezed into a vessel and rub it of the eyes it would cure them.
    Cure for Impure Blood
    The old people would boil the roots and leaves of the dandelion and drink it. Another cure for impure blood is to boil nettles and drink the juice of them or to eat water cress. All those are great for impure blood.
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    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    1. activities
      1. medical practice
        1. folk medicine (~11,815)