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- XML School: Coill an Easbuig (Bishopswood), Dundroma
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- XML “Local Cures”
- XML “Local Cures - For a Sore Throat”
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- (continued from previous page)shop, and rub it to them, and bury the meat, and when the meat would rot the warts would go. Other cures for warts are, to rub them with ones fasting spit for twelve mornings in succession, to rub them with washing soda, and to rub them with the head of a match.Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
- For a sore throat heat some salt and put it in a woollen stocking and tie it around the throat.
For a pain in the ear.
For a pain in the ear burn a little whiskey and drop it into the ear.
For to cure a cut place a cobweb on the cut.
For sprains or swellings rub in the joints "tadg a'gheimhridh".*
*Tadg a'Gheimhridh is a piece of bacon that is put on a thatched house on Shrove Tuesday.
For coughs scrape out the inside of a turnip and fill it with brown sugar and leave it a day or two and then use it a teaspoonful of it at a time.
To put back a lump.
To put back a hard lump get an herb known as forum and boil it in lard and when cold rub in.Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.