School: Moycarkey, Thurles

Moycarky, Co. Tipperary
Michael Myers
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0553, Page 233

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0553, Page 233

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  1. XML School: Moycarkey, Thurles
  2. XML Page 233
  3. XML “Home Cures - Pain in the Back”
  4. XML “Local Cures - Lumbago”
  5. XML “Local Cures - Sore Throat”
  6. XML “Local Cures - A Cold”
  7. XML “Local Cures - Earache”

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  1. A cold
    1. An onion is boiled in a pint of new milk and drunk as hot as possible. The patient must remain in bed for a day or two
    2. Bathe the feet in hot water and mustard
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
  2. Ear-ache
    A piece of cotton wool steeped in hot olive oil placed in the ear gives relief
    2. Hold the ear over the stream of a jug of boiling water
    3. Squeeze a portion of a cut onion, and allow a few drops of the juice into the ear.
    4. The centre of an onion heated at the fire and inserted in the ear.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    1. activities
      1. medical practice
        1. folk medicine (~11,815)
          1. medicine for human sicknesses
            1. earache (~35)