It's been 18 months since we last able to buy the essential oil to make our iconic bog myrtle product. We received many lovely messages asking us to bring it back. We love it too and tried and tried to buy some but just couldn't, for love or money (we tried both). We believe we are now the only company using real bog myrtle (myrica gale) essential oils to make soap and skincare products in the UK, with other companies using fragrance oils with similar scents - but crucially not using the distillate of the plant itself.
So, this summer we purchased a copper pot still, sustainably wild-harvested some bog myrtle from hill and glen, and distilled the oil from the leaves and voila! We created our own bog myrtle oil for the first time.
Shop Scottish Bog Myrtle £12.95
Shop Scottish Bog Myrtle Lotion £15.50
Shop Scottish Bog Myrtle Traditionally Hand Made Soap £8.50
Why we love Bog Myrtle
Bog myrtle has astringent and antiseptic properties and was traditionally used in wound healing poultices by herbalists for everything from psoriasis, eczema, dry and itchy skin to spots and blemishes. We have received lovely messages from people asking when we will be able to offer it again because of the differences it has made to their skin.
We are so glad to be able to make it again!
Our best selling cream by far. A rich and creamy intensive face moisturiser to deeply nourish and help to replenish dry skin. This organic cream blends deeply moisturising Cocoa Butter and Shea Butter, with Lemon Balm, Chamomile, Lavender, Nettle and Aloe Vera natural plant extracts.
Bog Myrtle leaf oil with its skin anti-aging properties, is reputed to be extremely useful for sensitive skin and acne. A soothing, deeply nourishing daily moisturiser to leave skin feeling soft and smooth.
Shop Scottish Bog Myrtle Cream £18.95