Local Cures

Cleggan, Co. Galway

Measles: hot drinks
Thrush: The breath of a child that never saw its father
Sore eyes: Black tea
A Sty on the eye: A thorn of a gooseberry bush.
Rheumatism: Seal’s oil
Indigestion: Dandelion.
The cure for a sprain is the water from a waterfall, or go to the house of the weaver.

Collector: Unknown

Informant: Unknown

Place: Cleggan, Co. Galway

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

This page was added on 14/05/2017.

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