Borage is a medicinal herb used in almost all parts of the plant as a medicine. Borage is warm and dry in nature. Its therapeutic properties are nerve soothing, blood purifying, sweating, diuretic, kidney enhancer, useful for colds, cough relievers, bronchitis treatment, urinary incontinence, inflammatory and kidney swelling remedies, measles and scarlet remedies , high in calcium, iron, potassium, zinc and vitamins C and B, treatment of sensory disorders, elimination of thrush and heat in children, prevent cancer, improve skin and hair and nails condition, have essential fatty acids, treat obsessive. long-term use of this plant in high doses due to the dangerous chemicals called pyrrolizidine alkaloids can cause liver cancer or damage to this organ and it is advisable for pregnant and lactating women to avoid it as much as possible.
- Name: Borage
- Type: Medicinal Plants
- Scientific Name: Borago officinalis
- Product: Iran Mazandaran