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- This is a great plant that has many uses. It grows very fast and is therefore good as green manure. Bees love it. The leaves and flowers are edible. It is an anti-depressant and has many other medicinal uses.
Several recipes and information about medicinal properties: http://www.theepicentre.com/Spices/borage.html Borage oil for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, several skin conditions and more: http://www.evitamins.com/encyclopedia/assets/nutritional-supplement/borage-oil/how-it-works
- Today we used borage leaves and flowers in a mayonnaise sauce added to a fish dish. Borage leaves and flowers, garlic and fresh onion greens finely cut, some soya sauce, pepper, lemon juice (or vinegar), mustard and mayonnaise. The borage gives a very refreshing taste to the sauce.
- See also Garden Journal for a list with all plants with a garden journal section.