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- (continued from previous page)Cuts = Tea leaves will staunch a cut or if it is a very bad one some clean moss will stop the bleeding.
Sore eyes = Wash them in cold tea or buttermilk
Burns = Another cure for burns lies in a weed called "Áine". If you leave the leaf on the burn it will stop the pain.
Boils = A plant called Bougless will cure boils
A Sting = Rub a ball of laundry blue on the spot and it will stop the pain A dock leaf rubbed on the spot will cure a (nettel) nettle sting.
Corn = Lamp oil is a good cure.
Cancer = Water Cress. This is said to be a good cure if it is cut up very finely, sprinkled with salt and eaten.
Warts = Go into a neighbours and steal a bit of bacon Rub this on the warts and then bury it. The warts will then be cured.Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.