Herbs and Cures

Cleggan, Co. Galway

Long ago the people made most of the cures from herbs. The dandelion was favourite cure for heart trouble. It was used also for colds. The green leaves of the primrose were put to sores for drawing out. Put the dandelions in a saucepan pour water on them

Collector: Unknown

Informant: Richard Newman

Place: Cleggan, Co. Galway

Footnote: Duchas, ‘http://www.duchas.ie

This page was added on 14/05/2017.

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