Borage Flower (100 gr)

Borago officinalis is a species of the genus Borago L. in the family Boraginaceae native to Mediterranean region. Known as Starflower, it has acquired common names of Burrage, common bugloss, bee plant and beebread. There are more than 2500 species in this plant family. The oil which is extracted from Borage is known as Borage oil. It is an herbaceous annual plant growing to 2 feet high, with hairy stems and leaves. The leaves are alternate, 3-10 cm long and margined. Borage is a healthy plant with blue flowers which is grown commercially in order to extract oil from its seeds. The showy star shaped flowers attract bees and insects. The breeding takes place from the large black seeds. Some varieties of Borage are: Common borage, Variegata, Alba and Creeping borage. Eighty nine grams of serving of raw Borage contains 19 calories and 0.62 grams of fat. The same amount grants 83 mg of calcium, 2.94 mg of iron, 46 mg of magnesium, 0.053 mg of thiamin, 0.134 mg of riboflavin, 0.801 mg of niacin and others. It provides 36.75% of iron, 34.67% of vitamin C, 26.71% of vitamin A, 13.52% of manganese, 12.89% of copper etc.

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Borago officinalis is a species of the genus Borago L. in the family Boraginaceae native to Mediterranean region. Known as Starflower, it has acquired common names of Burrage, common bugloss, bee plant and beebread. There are more than 2500 species in this plant family. The oil which is extracted from Borage is known as Borage oil. It is an herbaceous annual plant growing to 2 feet high, with hairy stems and leaves. The leaves are alternate, 3-10 cm long and margined. Borage is a healthy plant with blue flowers which is grown commercially in order to extract oil from its seeds. The showy star shaped flowers attract bees and insects. The breeding takes place from the large black seeds. Some varieties of Borage are: Common borage, Variegata, Alba and Creeping borage.
Eighty nine grams of serving of raw Borage contains 19 calories and 0.62 grams of fat. The same amount grants 83 mg of calcium, 2.94 mg of iron, 46 mg of magnesium, 0.053 mg of thiamin, 0.134 mg of riboflavin, 0.801 mg of niacin and others. It provides 36.75% of iron, 34.67% of vitamin C, 26.71% of vitamin A, 13.52% of manganese, 12.89% of copper etc.

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Relaxing, Sedative, Diuretic, Blood purifier, Sudoriferous, Anti-cold, Anti bronchitis, Treatment of inflammation of the kidneys

• Borage is a good herbal supplement for women because it contains high levels of calcium and iron.
• Borage is used to restore the adrenal glands to their natural balance, which in turn creates a calmer body and mind.
• Borage is well -known for its soothing qualities and has been used to treat nervous conditions.
• Borage works well to ease the depression and mood swings often associated with menopause and menstrual cycles.
• Borage is currently being researched as a possible treatment for rheumatoid arthritis because of its anti-inflammatory properties.

Borage oil is the richest natural source of gamma-linoleic acid or GLA.
Another essential fatty acid found in borage oil is linoleic acid, which is converted into GLA in your body.
This herbal oil is also rich in oleic, eicosenoic, docosenoic, stearic, and palmitic fatty acid chains.
Borage is packed with macronutrients (protein, carbohydrates, fiber, and fats), vitamins (A, C, niacin, choline, thiamine, and riboflavin), minerals, and other plant compounds.

Borage is an annual herb that’s native to Syria but now grows throughout North Africa, the Middle East, Europe, South America, and many Mediterranean regions.
“Gol-gav-zaban”, the Persian name of Borage, is a herb that originally grows in Iran.
Iran is a country that has the main fields of borage and each year cultivates and exports more than 10000 tons of it to different markets like China, Europe and America.