Its botanical name: Borago officinalis

Borage is a plant rich in mucilages; these active ingredients offer emollient, expectorant, antitussive and softening properties . Thus, it is often used in pectoral syrups and anti-inflammatory poultices.

Thanks to its high potassium nitrate content, borage is known for its draining, diuretic and sudorific properties . Some scientists mention its tonic action on the heart muscle .

Thanks to its emollient, pectoral and expectorant properties, it is used for:

  • Dry cough, acute and benign bronchial conditions;
  • Infectious pathologies with fever.

Thanks to its diuretic and anti-inflammatory properties, it is used for:

  • Inflammation of the urinary tract, cystitis;
  • Water retention ;
  • Phlebitis.

Thanks to its sedative properties it is used for:

  • Anxiety and depression;
  • Sleep disorders.

Thanks to its healing, anti-inflammatory, emollient and softening properties, it is used for:

  • Skin inflammations and abscesses.

Count 1 tablespoon of borage for a 250 ml cup of simmering water. Leave to infuse for 10 minutes and filter. Drink 2 to 4 cups a day. She tastes very good.

Our organic borage can be used by the herbalist to make mother tincture.

50g | 30 infusions

The indications given are not therapeutic but informative. They are based on the traditional uses of plants in herbalism. They are in no way equivalent to a medical prescription and cannot replace a prescription. To confirm the uses of this product, please seek advice from a healthcare professional.

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