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Borage - Medicinal Plant

Borage - Medicinal Plant

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Beautiful Borage plant in a light 15 cm pot.

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Aesthetic, it is often planted to decorate gardens but it is also increasingly cultivated to decorate dishes. In fact, all borage is edible.

The flowers have a taste similar to oysters while the leaves recall the tangy flavor of cucumber. And as for the seeds, you can make an oil rich in omega 6.

Borage is honey-producing. This means that it produces a large quantity of excellent quality nectar and pollen which bees and butterflies love. It is therefore a real asset for a garden in which you want to attract pollinating insects.

It also has other advantages in the garden since it reseeds itself without external help, it is rich in minerals, particularly calcium and potassium, and it repels slugs and caterpillars. It is then a precious ally for gardeners and their plantations.

Fresh borage leaves are an excellent source of vitamin C, so they can be used in many culinary preparations.

Either we keep them raw to add them to a salad or we cook them by incorporating them into a soup for example or in a cake. They can easily replace spinach or chard in a pie because they are cooked the same way.

Flowers are often confined to decorating plates, particularly in restaurants, even though they are edible and delicious. It would be a shame to miss it!

Borage is one of those plants used for natural healing for centuries. In decoction or infusion, borage flowers promote expectorant action and soften inflamed throats. If necessary, these herbal teas also have diuretic properties.


The borage flower, a flower with multiple virtues

Used in herbal tea, often in combination with other plants, it is renowned for its virtues. diuretics, expectorants, antitussives and antipyretics


Renowned since Antiquity for its depurative virtues, borage can be useful to treat bronchitis, soothe joint pain, or even to remedy skin problems (dryness, redness, acne)
Cycle Annual
Sowing Spring
Bloom Summer (blue flowers)
Harvest May to October
Height 40 to 60 cm
Exposure Sunny, partial shade
Ground Lightweight, well drained
Between the plants 25cm
Between the lines 40cm
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Beautiful Borage plant in a light 15 cm pot.

Image search results for "borage"

Aesthetic, it is often planted to decorate gardens but it is also increasingly cultivated to decorate dishes. In fact, all borage is edible.

The flowers have a taste similar to oysters while the leaves recall the tangy flavor of cucumber. And as for the seeds, you can make an oil rich in omega 6.

Borage is honey-producing. This means that it produces a large quantity of excellent quality nectar and pollen which bees and butterflies love. It is therefore a real asset for a garden in which you want to attract pollinating insects.

It also has other advantages in the garden since it reseeds itself without external help, it is rich in minerals, particularly calcium and potassium, and it repels slugs and caterpillars. It is then a precious ally for gardeners and their plantations.

Fresh borage leaves are an excellent source of vitamin C, so they can be used in many culinary preparations.

Either we keep them raw to add them to a salad or we cook them by incorporating them into a soup for example or in a cake. They can easily replace spinach or chard in a pie because they are cooked the same way.

Flowers are often confined to decorating plates, particularly in restaurants, even though they are edible and delicious. It would be a shame to miss it!

Borage is one of those plants used for natural healing for centuries. In decoction or infusion, borage flowers promote expectorant action and soften inflamed throats. If necessary, these herbal teas also have diuretic properties.


The borage flower, a flower with multiple virtues

Used in herbal tea, often in combination with other plants, it is renowned for its virtues. diuretics, expectorants, antitussives and antipyretics


Renowned since Antiquity for its depurative virtues, borage can be useful to treat bronchitis, soothe joint pain, or even to remedy skin problems (dryness, redness, acne)
Cycle Annual
Sowing Spring
Bloom Summer (blue flowers)
Harvest May to October
Height 40 to 60 cm
Exposure Sunny, partial shade
Ground Lightweight, well drained
Between the plants 25cm
Between the lines 40cm