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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
Verrucas

'Put a piece of banana skin, pulp-side on the verruca, and put a plaster on it. Leave until it turns black (a couple of days). Repeat a few times until the verruca drops out. It does work - I was told this by my GP and my son's verruca went within a week or so.' East Ham, London, 2003




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