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Myrica Gale, commonly known as bog myrtle.

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Myrica gale is commonly known as bog myrtle in Scotland with a folklore name of Sweet gale. It is used for herbal tea, and for cooking mostly with chicken and fish. It's also used as a bitter agent for making ale, sometimes with heather in America, Canada and in Britain, by home brewers and micro-breweries. It is also used to flavour gin and whisky. We pick myrica gale from the wild at the season's peak and carefully dry it, picking out impurities such as fern and grass. Bog myrtle is a very twiggy shrub, and we strip the leaves and seeds off large (more than 5 cm) twigs.
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* Sep 2013 * - new season dried bog myrtle now back in stock.

 Dried Bog Myrtle packs

 Bog Myrtle sprig

This website is the start of a web project started in 2004.
It is a sister site to which describes its current uses,
and which looks at its place in history (Vikings)
and folklore. It also describes its use for gruit ale and beer-making.

One of its traditional uses is a midge, flea and other insect repellent,
we developed and sell our own very popular midge repellent.

 Bog Myrtle sprig
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