sweet gale

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Synonyms for sweet gale

bog shrub of north temperate zone having bitter-tasting fragrant leaves

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glandulosa 186 Sweet gale Myrica gale 145 Blueberry, Vaccinium uliginosum, Arctostaphylos 205 bearberry and alpina, A.
The volatile oil composition of sweet gale from different sources has been reported previously (Svoboda et al.
During their first 48 h in the stream, all leaves except hemlock lost substantial mass, ranging from 20% for sweet gale to 42% for sugar maple.
Mike Murphy kept up his fine run when sending out Sweet Gale to land the second division of the 6f handicap under Jimmy Quinn, the mare's last-to-first success giving the Westoning trainer his fourth win of the past fortnight.
The oil of sweet gale is so effective in wiping out spots that chemist chain Boots have invested pounds 1million in a range of products, which go on sale this week.
Andrea Atzeni is unbeaten in two rides for Mike Murphy this year and looks to make it three from three on Sweet Gale in the 5.
Scientists have discovered that Sweet Gale, or Bog Myrtle as it is commonly known in Scotland, has an amazing range of previously unknown properties which makes it ideal for use in products designed for people with skin problems.
HISTORY repeated itself for Mike Murphy when Sweet Gale triumphed in the same race in which the trainer saddled his first winner two years ago, thereby initiating a 119-1 treble for Martin Dwyer, giving the jockey a boost on the eve of Royal Ascot.
Murrumbidgee won at Nottingham, while Sweet Gale was successful here, quickening nicely at odds of 14-1.
Backed from 13-2 to 9-2, the son of Orpen found just enough to repel the challenge of Sweet Gale by a neck and gain an overdue first success.
THE hat-trick-seeking Sweet Gale returns to action after a 410-day absence when carrying top weight for the Sunley Fillies' Handicap (7.