Ow bin’ee me owd butties, I hope that you inna ailing and I canna guarantee that these ‘ull work so i’d better say dunna try these at whum.
NIGHT CRAMPS –
place a potato in a bag under your pillow
LIVER COMPLAINTS –
carry a potato, tied in the bend of the leg, under the knee, it will become quite hard and yellow.
make an infusion of Red Clover, strain and then drink.
eat lots of honey.
place a bucket of cold water under a chair with no seat, sit on the chair wrapped in blankets, put a white hot brick in the bucket for a steam bath.
carry a potato in your pocket
CONSUMPTION (TB) –
swallow live frogs
BOILS AND SPRAINS –
comfrey, take the whole plant and chop it up, stalks and leaves, wrap in linen and apply as a poultice. works for humans and animals.
WHOOPING COUGH (see also part one) –
put a hair from the cross on a donkey’s back and then drink it
a roasted house mouse
take a wisp of hay, put it in a bucket, pour boiling water on it and sit on the bucket, the steam is ‘sharp’ but will cure the piles.
carry the paw of a mole
well that’s enough chunnerin’ frum me fer one day, take care and stay safe – shroppie.