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- (continued from previous page)Ulcers:- A paste made of potatoes and buttermilk
Rash:- An ointment made of unsalted butter and sulphur.
Sprains:- These were cured by holding the injured limb in a running stream for five minutes each day.
Thorns:- When these were deeply embedded in the flesh they were extracted by a fox’s tongue.
Burns:- These were relieved by applying bread soda.
Boughs:- Flax seed boiled and sweetened with honey and taken in small quantities.
Hiccoughs:- Take three mouthfuls of Water without breathing or swallow nine drops and throw away the tenth. Another cure is to frighten the person.Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.