Borage – Borrago Officinalis

  • Culinary use

    The most common use of borage leaves is as a stuffing for ravioli or tortellini or simply chopped and added to an omelette. Borage leaves are also excellent fried in batter.

  • Medicinal use

    Borage infusions provide a fantastic blood purifier and are an efficient cough remedy.

  • Interesting facts

    The Romans associated this herb with the virtue of reinforcing ones courage.

    Those who carried a twig of flowering borage, ate the leaves and drank borage infusions were considered to be more courageous and to have an extra edge.


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