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NewsBot
23-Dec-07, 13:50
The Caithness Business Index (http://www.caithness-business.co.uk) has posted the following article:

Could Bog Myrtle Be A New Cash Crop In The North?

Plans for one of the UK's biggest cosmetic makers to turn bog myrtle into an income-earning crop have moved a step closer with approved funding of 201,000 from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE). Boots Company PLC has developed products using the essential oil extracted from bog myrtle, a native plant of the Highlands and Islands. ... [Read Full Article (http://www.caithness-business.co.uk/article.php?id=723)]

mostlyharmless
23-Dec-07, 16:25
There is a small business in Caithness already growing and using Bog Myrtle
in its handmade products and indeed the anti ageing balm is one of the most popular. www.croftlotionsandpotions.com