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Borago

 

a genus of plants of the family Boraginaceae. The plants are annual or perennial grasses. Their entire leaves have the fragrance of cucumbers. The blue, pink, or white flowers are in cymose-panicled inflorescences. There are two or three species, distributed in the Mediterranean region, the temperate zone in Europe, and western Asia. One species, the blue-flowered borage (Borago officinalis), grows in the USSR, in the European part, the Caucasus, Middle Asia, and Western Siberia. The plant, an annual measuring 15–70 cm high, occasionally grows as a weed in gardens, near dwellings, and in refuse heaps. It is primarily cultivated in Western Europe as a vegetable crop, a bee plant, and a decorative plant. The young leaves are used in salads. The grass and the flowers contain a mucilage and are used as a coating and softening agent.

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Christine Munson, aunt of the bride, on the day of the wedding at Borago.
But remember that any plant that self-seeds will grow where it wants to, not where you want it: Borago officinalis (borage), Calendula officinalis (marigold, pot marigold), Iberis umbellata (candytuft), Tropaeolum cus.
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En la cuenca del rio Palomino, los kaggaba tienen intercambio con pobladores no indigenas, asi como acceso a puestos de salud y a medicamentos producidos industrialmente, y puede notarse entre los registros de las plantas medicinales que hay algunas cultivadas, conocidas de la farmacopea popular, no indigena (Coffea arabica, Mentha spicata, Annona muricata, Borago officinalis, entre otras), lo que parece un indicio de introduccion y asimilacion de conocimientos medicinales externos.
Pharmacological basis for the use of Borago officinalis in gastrointestinal, respiratory and cardiovascular disorders.
Borago officinalis, denominada comunmente "borraja", es una especie herbacea anual de crecimiento indeterminado perteneciente a la familia de las Boraginaceae (Janick et al.
Borage, borago officinalis should be included as it has the added advantage that the flowers are edible and also looK nice set in ice cubes.
Companeras: Ranunculus trilobus + en 1; Borago officinalis y Rhamnus alaternus +, Osyris alba 2 en 2; Trifolium pratense, Campanula rapunculus, Foeniculum vulgare, Cyperus longus subsp.
Late winter and spring: Galanthus, Eranthus, Salix, Corylus, Lonicera x purpusii, Mahonia, Chimonanthus praecox, Sarcoccoca, Scilla, Chionodoxa, Pulmonaria, Lunaria, Symphytum, Borago, Myosotis, Aubretia, Arabis, Hyacinth, Tulip, Acer, Aesculus, Betula, Crataegus, Prunus, Fraxinus, Berberis, Chaenomeles, Malus, Pyrus, Viburnum, Ribes, Forsythia.