Borage – a fuzzy-leaved herb with sky-blue flowers and a light cucumber taste can be used in fruit salads, green salads or frozen in ice cubes for cold drinks.
- Plant source of gamma-linolenic acid (an Omega 6 fatty acid) and the seed oil is often marketed as a GLA supplement.
- Source of B vitamins, beta-carotene, fiber, choline, and, trace minerals.
- Borage seed oil is used for skin disorders including eczema (atopic dermatitis), seborrheic dermatitis, and neurodermatitis.
- Borage is used for stimulating breast milk production; thus it can be used to relieve stress.
Dr. Oksana Kovalska, AMC Lviv’s Family Physician