bog myrtle


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perennial plant of Europe and America having racemes of white or purplish flowers and intensely bitter trifoliate leaves

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The moth is also present at the Dyfi National Nature Reserve where, in 1986, the site's bog myrtle was partly destroyed by fire.
Bog myrtle also adds a rather sweet aroma to the air on non-windy days and it's easy to see why humans have applied various uses to this peat-loving shrub over the centuries.
From traditional juniper--and citrus-accented London dry styles to the malty original Dutch version as well as newcomers infused with cucumber, lavender and bog myrtle, the gin category is experiencing a resurgence.
From traditional juniper- and citrus-accented London dry styles to the malty original Dutch version as well as newcomers infused with cucumber, lavender and bog myrtle, the gin category is experiencing a resurgence.
Many other plants have shown promise against mosquitoes, and among them are yarrow (Achillea millfolium), sweet Annie (Artemisia annua), hyssop (Hyssopus officinalis), German chamomile (Matricaria recutita), bog myrtle (Myrica gale), lantana, marsh tea (Ledum palustre), sassafras and sandalwood.
The brewery have also developed a winter stout - Myrica Gale - brewed with the added ingredient of Welsh Bog Myrtle.
It uses grain spirit, Scottish water and caorunn - the Gaelic name for the rowan berry - plus apple, heather, bog myrtle, dandelion, juniper, coriander seed, orange and lemon peel, and more, to make a crisp, full-bodied, dry gin which sells at around pounds 24.
Generally, in addition to Sphagnum spp., leatherleaf (Chamaedaphne calyculata), bog myrtle (Myrica gale), black spruce (Picea mariana), and tamarack trees (Larix laricina) grow in bogs.
So with a bottle of mead, a bottle of Bog Myrtle ale, a bottle of Scottish pine needle ale...oh, and a 5ft broadsword, we headed back home, picking up on the way Barrie Patterson, Coventry's Green Man, who no doubt caused a few heads to turn as his green face and white eyes peered out of the car window.
Try a dollop of marsh samphire pickle or shaggy cap ketchup - and don't forget heather-favoured beer and bog myrtle in your wine.
Originally, the dyes employed would have come from natural sources--black from alder bark, yellow from bog myrtle, red from lichen--and the colors used in individual tartans would be determined, by and large, by the availability of vegetable dyes.
The rare herb, bog myrtle, may hold the key to a cure for modern ailments such as depression, centuries after Vikings used it to go `beserk'.
However other spices can be and are used as well: spruce, bog myrtle, rosehips, juniper, coriander, peppers and anise are just a few.
n | Helygen yrtle' aesneg edin d 'Bog myrtle' ydi'r enw Saesneg mwyaf cyffredin ar yr helygen Fair, ond mae yna enwau Saesneg eraill hefyd fel, 'sweet gale' a 'gold withy'.