Latin name: Myrica gale L.
Botanical family: Myricaceae
Growth habit: Shrub
Vernacular name(s): sweet gale (Eng.)
myrique baumier (Fr.)
tehgoo (Dene)
Used for sore eyes. Boiled and tea applied to skin rash and sores, or drunk to cure mouth infections and sore throat [Dene: 101].
Stem :Boiled with leaves and fruits and taken to treat tuberculosis [Dene 98].