If the juice of an orange was boiled with a nettle it could be taken with a spoon of soda and a cup of milk as a sure for mumps.
Collector: Eddie Kearns, Pollnahallia, Co. Galway
Informant: Tim Kearns, Pollnahallia, Co. Galway
Place: Castlehacket, Co. Galway
Footnote: Duchas, ‘The Schools’ Collection’, www.duchas.ie