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Sweet Gale (Myrica gale) Essential Water

Sweet Gale (Myrica gale) Essential Water

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Plant description

Latin Name : Myrica gale
English Name : Sweet Gale, Bog Myrtle
French Name : Myrique baumier
Family : Myricaceae
Origin : Canada

History and Origin

 Sweet Gale presents a very vast geographical distribution in North America. Sweet gale grows easily in the shrubby border of flood plains of the lakes and rivers, where it forms large populations. It is a perennial small-sized shrub with curved branches leaning over the water. Native Americans used it to preserve food, to prepare dye and in fumigations to keep mosquitoes away. They also prepared a diuretic decoction with branches.

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Recipes and Hints

Essential waters naturally blend into all water-based or water containing preparations (beverages, dressings, soups, etc.). You can also pour them directly onto raw or cooked vegetables, desserts and fruits. Add a few drops until concentration is as desired as an aromatic or to drink hot or cold.

Let your imagination run wild!