myrica gale

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sweet gale

sweet gale

Evergreen bush with long oval almost grayish leaves. Whole plant is edible- berries, roots, leaves. Nitrogen fixer for soil (helps fertilize). has powerful compounds that protects liver and prevents free-radical damage. Anti-viral, anti-bacterial, anti-oxidant, diuretic. Used for gonorrhea, anti-aging, strengthening, detoxing, healing.
Edible Plant Guide © 2012 Markus Rothkranz