Archive for May 14th, 2011

Borage (Borago Officinalis)

borage teaBorage (Borago Officinalis) known to many people as Starflower, is a small annual plat with beautiful blue star-shaped flowers. Leaves of this plant are sometimes used with culinary purposes, namely to add refreshing cucumber flavor to the foods. In medicine, borage infusion or borage tea are used for numerous therapeutic properties of this herb. Besides, borage can be applied externally in the form of poultice, mainly to health inflammatory swellings or eye problems. Borage seeds are used for producing essential oil with great medicinal qualities. (more…)