Borage Leaf Organic
Borage Leaf Organic is an annual plant, originating in Syria and traditionally cultivated for culinary and medicinal uses. Its perfect star shaped flower is one of the few blue-colored safely edible plants, with a sweet honey taste.
The bristly, hairy stems and leaves of the organic Borago officinalis can be harvested to consume as a vegetable or as a dried herb.
Herbalists know the reputation of organic borage as a sedative, helping to ease depression and so-called melancholy. It is considered to have a soothing, cooling effect on the mucous membranes, effectively suppressing inflammation in conditions like arthritis, rheumatism and tonsillitis. Herbalists who stock organic borage herb in bulk recommend it for relaxing baths and compresses.
Borage Leaf Organic has become especially popular in recent times for its oil that is exceptionally high with gamma linolenic acid, an essential omega-6 fatty acid associated with hormonal balancing and anti-inflammatory effects. Organic borage herb has balsamic properties that herbalists considered instrumental in aiding colds, bronchitis, and respiratory infections.
The flowers of the Borage Leaf Organic can be prepared in infusion or as a tincture for taking as a therapeutic or medicinal. Has been used for treating bronchitis, rashes, and to increase mother’s milk. The infusion is used as an eyewash.
Diaphoretic, expectorant, tonic, anti-inflammatory, diuretic, galactogogue, nervine.
Comes in heat sealed and labeled package
USDA Certified Organic