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December 17, 2017

8 Health Benefits of Borage | Herbal Remedy for Polycystic Ovaries

Basic information about Borage


Borage (Borago officinalis) is a wild plant that grows all over the world, and most of it is on the soil of Asia and South Europe.

It is an herbaceous one-year-old plant, with a beautiful exterior. 

It has beautiful flowers of blue (there are also varieties of borage with white, purple and pink flowers), which are star-shaped with central black stamens.

The leaves are broad and ellipsoidal and covered with rough hair, as well as a solid, round stem.

The plant has a mildly sour taste that resembles a cucumber.

What are the medicinal parts of the plant?


Medicinal is the whole plant - flower, leaf. 

The borage also provides cold-pressed oil, which can be used for both outdoor and indoor applications.

What is the chemical composition of the plant?


Borage is an extremely healing plant, and, unlike other medicinal herbs, borage contains extremely rare but also important gamma-linoleic acid, which is known for its anti-inflammatory properties.

It has beautiful flowers of blue (there are also varieties of borage with white, purple and pink flowers), which are star-shaped with central black stamens.

Also, another important advantage is the high content of unsaturated fatty acids - omega 3 and omega 6 fatty acids.

Borage contains minerals, potassium and calcium.

What are the Health Benefits of Borage?


Traditionally borage is used as a diuretic because it has the ability to excrete excess fluid from the body. It stimulates the excretion of toxic substances from the body.


1. Traditionally borage is used as a diuretic because it has the ability to excrete excess fluid from the body. It stimulates the excretion of toxic substances from the body.

2. Borage stimulates sweating, lowers body temperature and alleviates all urinary infections.

3. It is used to treat arrhythmias that have occurred on a nerve base.

4. Borage cures bronchitis, inflammation of the throat, the tooth infection and oral cavity infections, when used for rinsing.

5. Borage strengthens energy, concentration and immunity. It works against apathy, depression, sorrow, melancholy, insomnia and acts as a mild sedative.

6. Aids in dry eye when it is recommended to rinse eyes with the lukewarm tea of borage. It also prevents eye degeneration and the appearance of night blindness.

7. Phytotherapy recommends borage for the metabolic, hormonal issuesPMS, menopause, and women's postmenopausal problems.

Women who have polycystic ovaries should use borage.

8. Borage oil works well on the skin and removes redness typical for sensitive and troubled skin. It cleanses the skin, stimulates the growth of new cells and acts countermeasures.

Note: 

People who have epilepsy or use anti-blood medications should not use borage. In all other cases, borage is not harmful.