Growing Borage - Benefits and Instructions
Benefits of Growing Borage
Medicinal- All parts of the borage plant contain medicinal properties, although the flowers are most commonly used. Borage has been used to treat eczema, arthritis, stress, PMS, ADHD, asthma, fevers, cough and depression.
- Nutritional Profile - Plant based source of omega fatty acids and antioxidants.
Use in: Cut flower arrangements, tea, tinctures, poultice, salads, steamed.
Pick fresh flowers for freezing or drying for bouquets. Cut the fresh leaves during the summer to add to salads or spreads.
Dry borage leaves and flowers to use in teas or tinctures. Spread freshly picked leaves and flowers on a cookie sheet or newspaper but leave space for air circulation.
Tomatoes, cabbage, squash, strawberries