Ozark Encyclopedia – D – Dirt Dauber’s Nest

 

 

Crushed for skin issues – “I have seen skin eruptions treated with mud supplied by crushing dirt-dobbers’ nests and adding water mud from these nests is credited with some astringent virtue not found in ordinary earth.” ~Randolph OMF 110

Crushed and used for diaper rash – “Mama would take a dirt daubber’s nest when a baby had a diaper rash. She’d go out and get one and mash it up until it was powdery. Then she’d put it in a white cloth and tie a string around it and powder it on the baby’s bottom. It cleared the diaper rash up.” ~Carter and Krause HRIO 31

For a boil – “Take a dirt dobber’s nest and powder it. Put it into a thin cloth and dust on a boil or open sore.” ~Parler FBA II 1563

For a sprained ankle – “For sprained ankle make a poultice from dirt dauber’s nests.” ~Parler FBA III 3220


Carter, Kay & Bonnie Krause Home Remedies of the Illinois Ozarks (HRIO)

Parler, Mary Celestia Folk Beliefs from Arkansas (FBA)

Randolph, Vance Ozark Magic and Folklore (OMF)

Source: Ozark Encyclopedia – D – Dirt Dauber’s Nest

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

OVER THE HILL on the YELLOW BRICK ROAD

Growing older with silliness, high spirits and a lot of heart.

France & Vincent

Writing Magic, Myth and Mystery

Witchery Press

Magick Lives Here

Magick and Wonder

This World is filled with so much Magick & Wonder

Under The Silvery Moon

⍟ Gray Witchery & Magick ⍟

4cats Blog

Great Cat Toys and Cat Health Topics

Lady Katherine CRMT, CCH

My mission is to provide my clients with Psychic & Spiritual Services to aid them on their spiritual path and in life.

Sanctuary of Horus Behdety

"Righteousness is the Owner of Power", said of Horus by the God Shu

Wolf Of Antimony Occultism

Occultism, Esotericism, Spirituality, Philosophy, Magick, Witchcraft, and much more...

Discover

A daily selection of the best content published on WordPress, collected for you by humans who love to read.

Brandolf Thorstein's Grimoire

“The first time I called myself a 'Witch' was the most magical moment of my life.” ~ Margot Adler, Drawing Down the Moon: Witches, Druids, Goddess-Worshippers, and Other Pagans in America

GrannyMoon's Morning Feast

GoddessSchool.com ~ Healing Arts and Pagan Studies

purelycrystals

Crystal gems healing, home improvements and some funnny things in our life.

What Did You Say?

Perspectives; Thoughts; Comments; Opinions; Discussions

Sun in Gemini

SteveTanham - writing, photography, poetry, friends

gather

ANCESTRAL FOOD. MAGICAL COOKERY. SEASONAL CELEBRATION.

Hestia's Servant

Living the Life of Magick and Devotion

In The Dark Of The Moon Graveyard Rabbit

A Member of The Association of Graveyard Rabbits "Every grave in the dark he knows....."

DNAeXplained - Genetic Genealogy

Discovering Your Ancestors - One Gene at a Time

Rubys Readings

Accuarate Psychic, Astrologer, Honest Readings

The Witches Gossip Corner

spread rumors, spread gossip, talk, whisper, tell tales, tittle-tattle, tattle

The Foxhole

Unapologetic Patriot

The Purple Almond

Where food is medicine.

Yarn Spells

Crafts and Ramblings of a Disenchanted Cradle Witch

anita dawes and jaye marie

words, glorious words...

Journey Into The World of The Sea Witch

Live for Today, Laugh at Yesterday, Believe in Tomorrow

writerchristophfischer

Books, Reviews and bookish thoughts

Every Little Thing She Does Is Magick

The Digital Grimoire of An Eclectic Witch

The Forest Witch

Polytheist Witch & Tea Brewer

Art, Spirit, Nature

there is a web that connects all things

colleenchesebro.com

YA Fantasy Novelist & Fairy Prose Metrist

Spiral Wound

a collection of chants, songs, readings and more helpful for UU and Pagan worship

GypsySoulSeed

Namaste~My soul honors your soul

Things for a Solitary Wiccan/Spiritualist/or Witch to Ponder

"I Believe in Nature… Don't Laugh, I Can Prove its Existence"

The Ghost Post

A collection of real ghost stories

Pujakins

From the Poet's Heart

Green Magick

Fire, Air, Water, Earth, Spirit

Southern Witchery

Conjurin' by moonlight y'all...

T H E A M E R I C A N I N D E P E N D E N T

ANTI GLOBALIST. ANTI CORPORATIST. ANTI ESTABLISHMENT. NOT BEHOLDEN TO ANY ONE IDEAOLOGY. POPULIST.

suzannebowditch

Writer of historical fiction, blogger, mum, pet lover :)

The Persecution of Mildred Dunlap

A topnotch WordPress.com site

Simply Magickal

Magickal Simplicity - Book of Shadows

hocuspocus13

Magickal Arts

%d bloggers like this: