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Herbal Cures. Folkore from Co. Donegal

This blog post details some early 20th century herbal cures from Co. Donegal and is based on information supplied by a pupil attending Behy National School in c. 1938. ‘Tormentil known in this district as “Torment Root” is a cure for a sick animal The bark and juice of the alder for heart burn. Juniper […]

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