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The Blessed Bramble

A piece of embroidery in Glasgow’s Burrell Collection led to this article which appeared in July’s Scottish Field. Why was the exhibit captioned ‘the blessed bramble’? With that question I was off learning about this amazing and tenacious plant, subject of myths, protector of wildlife, source of rather interesting remedies. Want to fix your loose teeth? Make a refreshing tea? Heal a wound? Distil a delicious liqueur? The answer to all is the bramble!

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#Scottish Field, Brambles, Food, Foraging, Nature, Recipe, Scotland

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