Northern Bushcraft

Sweet Gale

Bog Myrtl
  • leaves are edible raw.
  • leaves and nutlets are suitable for soups and cooking.
  • grows in thickets and moist areas at low elevations.
  • leaves can be used to repel insects.
  • warning: this plant should not be consumed by pregnant women, since it can induce abortions.
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