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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
Warts

'Rub the furry inside of a broad bean (Vicia faba) case on the wart two or three nights running.'
Hadham, Hertfordshire, UK, 2003

'For at least three generations in my family we have used sow thistle (Sonchus oleraceus) to treat warts.'
Beckenham, Kent, 2003




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