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Borage Herb (Borago officinalis L.)

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Borage Herb is also known as starflower, bee bush. It is a medicinal herb with edible leaves and flowers. This herb can be used in soups, salads, lemonade, cocktails, preserves, jelly, or used in desserts in the form of fresh or candied flowers.

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Benefits of Borage Herb

Borage Herb is a source of gamma-linolenic acid (an Omega 6 fatty acid, also known as GLA). It is also a source of B vitamins, beta-carotene, fibre, choline. In alternative medicine, it is used for stimulating breast milk production. Borage Herb has a sedative effect on the nervous system, calms nervous conditions and uplifts mood. It may dispel melancholy and hangover. Borage Herb also helps in fighting nervousness, insomnia, fainting, dizziness. A poultice of crushed Borage leaves is also used to relieve insect bites and stings, reduce swelling and bruising and to clearing up boils and rashes. Borage herb can be also used as an emollient, demulcent.

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Borage has a sweet flavour and is often used to decorate desserts and cocktails. The leaves can be used as a salad green. This herb can be used in soups, summer beverages, sauces.

 

This product description is for informational purposes only.

It does not replace the consultation with a doctor and cannot be used as medication or be a part of therapy. All decisions on this matter should be consulted with your doctor.

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