sweet gale

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sweet gale

n.
A deciduous shrub (Myrica gale) of northern Eurasian and North American wetlands, having clusters of small unisexual flowers and aromatic resinous leaves used medicinally and in brewing.
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"The name Wirral comes from the Ancient English, 'wir' meaning Bog Myrtle and 'heal' meaning corner (as in peninsular).
The name Caorunn translates as "rowan" in Gaelic; rowan berries are a key component in this spirit, along with highland heather and bog myrtle, as well as more traditional botanicals such as juniper, citrus and angelica.
Other possibilities include bog myrtle, German chamomile, sandalwood, tomato and vetiver (Chrysopogon zizaniodes).
WIRRAL now has its own gin, made in a copper pot still known as Thumbelina and infused with Bog Myrtle.
It's too labour intensive for that and relies on working with those ingredients which are locally sourced, such as the green juniper, the unromantically named bog myrtle and the Douglas fir.
Ynglyn a'r myrtwydd, myrtys communis, mae rhai yn ei gamgymryd a'r Helygen Fair, Bog Myrtle, myrnia gale.
Plants with potential ranged from poppies, thyme, linola seed an St John's wort to bog myrtle and trees which can grow up to 20ft a year for use in wood-burning power stations.
Local garden herbs were used for flavouring such as basil and marjoram, sage or bog myrtle. Salt, pepper and nutmeg or mace finished the dish.