School: Aill Bhreac (roll number 12103)

An Aill Bhreac, Co. na Gaillimhe
Eilís Bean Mhic Chonghaile
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0005, Page 163

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  1. Whooping cough: To drink asses milk, or to go under an asses belly three times.
    Scarlit fever: To boil the roots of nettles and drink the juice.
    Cracked lips: To place the cover of the root of cupóg on cracked lips.
    In curable diseases: Ladies Mantle, to leave it on the wound, or boil it and drink it.
    Consumption: To cut the roots of the garlic, and eat it, and also to put the garlic in the soles of people's shoes.
    Diseases of children's Tongues: To get a white gander and screech it into the childs neck.
    Swoollen legs: To get a certain sea-weed and leave it on the swoollen legs.
    Toothache: To put the finger of a corpse in to the mouth.
    : To put a spurneanntóg in a bottle and bury it in the ground
    : To drink water from the pool in a forge.
    Warts: To wash the warts in an unexpected three cornered pool of water.
    Corns: To scrape a potato and leave the pulp to dry until it becomes starchy then apply it to the corns.
    Sore throats: To tie the sole of the stocking you
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    1. gníomhaíochtaí
      1. cleachtas an leighis
        1. leigheas dúchasach (~11,815)
    Agnes Connolly