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There were 19 hits for mint

[herbal procedure]
Note 3: The plants, herbal procedure, dispensary meant the plants or herbs or whatever in this line was to be undertaken, the plants were either grounded [sic] or broken up in bits to the size appropriate for a pot to hold on the fire, etc. for infusion, etc. In the case of mice, could be used tied in a small sheave [sic] or placed in a form, cuttings, as long as part or a length, etc. was in the way of mice. The likelihood of the scent was disagreeable with mice, and to nibble it and taken [sic] could be effective according to a source I have previously recorded, in the effect of the plant mint.
Location: Na Hearadh, Scalpaigh [Harris, Scalpay]
Category: Measgaichte / Miscellaneous
[mint]
Note: A gentleman on the island of Scalpay, Harris, years and years back used to put some plants, in particular the mint plant, into his ‘larder’ to keep the ‘mice’ away.
Location: Na Hearadh, Scalpaigh [Harris, Scalpay]
Category: Measgaichte / Miscellaneous
cairt a’ chaineil
Mint tea. Disease: headache (ceann goirt). Part used: leaf and stem. How prepared: boiled. Sources of information: aunt.
Origin: Mull, Bunessan, Ardtun, Knockan or Mull, Burg or Mull, Tobermory or Mull, Bunessan, Taoslainn
Category: Blàthan-Leighis / Medicinal Plants
lus-na-Frainge
mint, used to flavour tea.
Location: Na Hearadh, Scalpaigh [Harris, Scalpay]
Category: Measgaichte / Miscellaneous
miundain
mint.
Location: Mull [see below for details]
Category: Measgaichte / Miscellaneous
miunnd
a purple leaf used for making soup. [NOTES: note added – (mint).]
Location: South Uist, Garrynamonie
Category: Measgaichte / Miscellaneous
pinnt
mint (previously noted, earlier). Mint is the most effective plant in keeping away flies.
Location: Na Hearadh, Scalpaigh [Harris, Scalpay]
Category: Measgaichte / Miscellaneous
pionn
[pj[ɤ̃ũ̜]n̪] Notes: mint.
Location: Skye, Kyleakin
Category: Measgaichte / Miscellaneous
pionnd
mint. Disease: asthma. How prepared: mint-tea.
Origin: [Barra]
Category: Blàthan-Leighis / Medicinal Plants
pionnd
mint. (Cha robh fios aige an e ainmear f. no b. a tha seo.) Disease: ceann goirt. Part used: every part, dried. How prepared: mint-tea. Sources of information: parents and people around.
Origin: [Barra]
Category: Blàthan-Leighis / Medicinal Plants
pionnd
mint. Disease: ruadh (rud sam bith a tha ceàrr air an stamaig). How prepared: tè.
Origin: [Barra]
Category: Blàthan-Leighis / Medicinal Plants
pionnt
mint. Its dried leaves were used for flavouring tea.
Location: Harris, Scalpay
Category: Blàthan-Leighis / Medicinal Plants
pionnt
mint. The plant leaves in a cupboard was [sic] used to keep away mice. An old time thinking person’s invention.
Location: Harris, Scalpay
Category: Measgaichte / Miscellaneous
piund
mint.
Location: Harris, Cluer
Category: Measgaichte / Miscellaneous
piunnd
Notes: mint.
Location: Glendale
Category: Measgaichte / Miscellaneous
piunnd
mint.
Location: South Uist, South Boisdale
Category: Measgaichte / Miscellaneous
piunnt
Note: mint.
Location: Harris, Grosebay
Category: Measgaichte / Miscellaneous
piùnnd
mint.
Location: Na Hearadh, Scalpaigh [Harris, Scalpay]
Category: Measgaichte / Miscellaneous
sgeir
Quotation: Tha thusa ’na do sgeir airgid (you are worth a mint of money). Notes: idiomatic use of sgeir. This usage not in Dw.
Location: Lewis
Category: Measgaichte / Miscellaneous

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