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BORAGE

Alternate/Variety Name

Star Flower
Borago Officinalis

Level

Adventurous

Requirement

Optional

Origin/Cuisine

Europe
Middle East
The Mediterranean
German
Spanish
Italian

Similarity

Cucumber

Complimentary Foods

Cheese
Cooked Greens
Eggs
Fish
Flowers used to Decorate Desserts
Garnish Drinks
Pasta Filling
Poultry
Salads
Sorbets
Soups
Teas
Punches
Flavor Vinegars & Butters
Yogurt Dips


Category

Herb / Vegetable

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Leaves

Appearance

Information not available at this time

Color

Information not available at this time

Size

Information not available at this time

Flavor

Information not available at this time

Scoville SHU

Not Applicable

Substitutions

Information not available at this time
   

Notes

MEDICINAL

• Leaf infusion for colds, coughs, fevers, insomnia, PMS, respiratory infections and a general anti-inflammatory
• Consult physician before using.

ORGANIC GARDENING

• Improves insect and disease resistance in nearby plants.



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