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- Rheumatism:- Nettles rubbed on the effected parts.
Warts:- Water found in a hole in a stone should be rubbed on the warts.
Nerves:- Water-cress to be eaten three times a day.
Stys:- Ten gooseberry thorns to be pulled, the points of nine of them to be pressed gently against the sty, and the tenth to be thrown away..
Stomach-trouble:- Three feeds of Indian stiraboul to be taken each day for nine days.
Boils:- Fresh fat pork to be used as a poultice for three days.
Sore-throats:- A stockingful of hot salt tied round the neck at night.
Deafness:- Warm goose grease poured gently into the ear at night.
Sore Eyes:- Bathe the eyes with cold tea each morning
Lumps:- Bouglas leaves warmed and applied at night.
Head-colds:- Salt and hot water to be sipped slowly before going to bed.(continues on next page)Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.