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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
Other names

'Scarlet pimpernel is also called shepherd's weatherglass, because it closes its flowers before rain.'
Llantysilio, Llangollen, Wales, UK, 1998

'I remember as a child that primrose (Primula vulgaris) flowers were known as goslings as they were in bloom when goslings hatched.'
Clonlara, Co. Clare, Ireland, 2002




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