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borage
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Borage
BOTANICAL CLASSIFICATION
Family :
Boraginaceae
Genus :
Borago
Species :
officinalis L.
COMMON NAMES
Starflower; Bee Bread; Common Bugloss
USES
Anti-inflammatory; Expectorant; Diaphoretic; Adrenal Gland Treatment; Stimulates milk flow in nursing women
DESCRIPTION
An annual growing to 2 feet high. Large oval leaves with wavy edges grow alternately along branched, hollow stems. 5-pointed, edible white or blue flowers grow in drooping clusters.
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