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Blackheads
Boils
Colds
Corns
Coughs
Dandruff
Diarrhoea
Eczema
Hair loss
Hayfever
Infected wounds
Inflammation of the ear
Insect repellant
Jaundice
Nettle stings
Piles Shaver's rash
Sore feet
Stomach ache
Verrucas
Warts

Lucky charms and bad luck
Stories and Superstitions
Other names
Corns

'You can use the latex from fig trees to remove corns.'
Cyprus, 2002

'During the 1920s, I remember a woman collecting ivy to make an infusion for her husband's corns.'
Mordiford, Hereford, UK, 2002




Cures featured in this exhibition and on the website should be used only with advice from a qualified medical herbalist.