LOOKING FOR: st johns wort, sage, mint, mugwort, and lobelia seeds. HAVE: borage, cornflowers, yarrow, chamomile, and several other medicinal herbs along with some veggies.
Which one of these products is used as the moisturizer in the evening routine? Borage seed oil or azelaic acid?
Update on my little growing garden! Transferred the Borage and Kale to outside! Rest will be potted tomorrow. The sunflower is doing AMAZING!
Borage (Borago officinalis), also known as starflower, bee bush, bee bread, and bugloss photographed in germany, langenberg
Anyone tried this moisturiser? I really like the look of the ingredient list. Oats, Niacinamide, Panthenol, Borage Oil, Shea butter. Looks like it could be a decent lotion!
Borage on the bench. I tried to experiment with close-up photos. This is the best so far.
salmon crudo with borage, celery, cilantro, lemon juice, microgreens, and radish
Thoughts on Borage
Recently I’ve been really drawn to the borage plant. Borrago officinale, aka Borage is a cooling, demulcent herb that is good for clearing heat and inflammation in the body. Historically, it has been used for conditions such as sore and inflamed eyes, colds, dry coughs, nervous exhaustion, menopausal hot flashes and more. Aside from its medicinal actions, it also contains an energetic essence that can help give us courage when facing life's challenges and lift our spirits when our hearts feel heavy. It is important to note that Borage contains pyrrolizidine alkaloids that have demonstrated hepatotoxicity in large doses so make sure not to overdo it when working with the physical plant. However, if you decide to work with Borage flower essence to address your emotional body you do not have to worry about toxicity. Flower essences only contain the energetic imprint of the plant and not the physical plant matter.
I recently taught a class on how to use flower essences with animals and one of my students shared that she is an end of life doula for horses. Borage flower essence came up in the discussion as an essence that could provide support for not only the horse that was soon to pass, but also for the other horses in the herd that would be grieving the loss of their companion. After learning this, my student shared that she noticed the horses had been recently feeding on the wild borage in their pasture. I find it pretty amazing that animals intuitively know which plants have the medicine that they need. Humans have this ability too if we take a moment to be still and listen.
Does anyone else have experience working with this plant?
I’ve heard of some folk applying borage oil typically directly to their faces, apparently it’s high GLA content makes it ideal, very anti-inflammatory. I’ve been taking individual pills of them so far but no results. Wondering if anyone has been using them, how and if it’s gotten results for you, how long did it take?
I love this little pink borage flower 😍
Now it's time for borage to take it's place in the garden, these seedlings will grow fast and bring a cheery splash of blue to my garden! Read how to grow this so useful aromatic plant>>https://chokrihomeandgarden.blogspot.com/2018/12/how-to-grow-borage.html reddit.com/gallery/j19vzp
W: Nasturtium, borage, beets, chard, dill H: many veggies!
Teasel and Borage (Olympus OM-2s Zuiko 55m/1.4 Ektar 100)
I know Borage is a weed, but I love collecting its star-shaped flowers 💙💜
We have our first borage flowers, which we grew from seed. So pretty.
Now it's time for borage to take it's place in the garden, these seedlings will grow fast and bring a cheery splash of blue to my garden! reddit.com/gallery/j19yhr
Borage grows great! Until it gets a little tall about 2 weeks in then flops over, and dies. Have recreated this thrice. imgur.com/LVnpAvc
[H] borage, bush beans, cucumber, kale, marigold, nasturtium, pumpkin, spinach, sunflower, and watermelon [W] fall vegetables, native flowers and fruits, unusual herbs, and tomatoes
Hi! This is my first trade in the sub, but I have plastic bags, envelopes, and stamps ready to go! I’m in zone 7b. My summer garden is pretty set, and I’m looking to plan my fall garden. Hopefully I have something you’re looking for too!
Bush bean - Royal Burgundy,
Cucumber- Burpless Beauty,
Marigold - Burpees Best Mixed Colors,
Nasturtium - Alaska variegated,
Pumpkin - Jack O’ Lantern,
Spinach - Bloomsdale,
Sunflower - Mammoth,
Watermelon - Sugar Baby
Other types of spinach,
Open to any native flowers or fruits especially milkweeds
Found while grooming my Indian Borage indoor potted plant. I hope it’s a sign of healthy soil cause the plant is growing like crazy! reddit.com/gallery/isbin2
I ate flowers for the first time. Don't bother guys, they taste like nothing. Nasturtium, borage and calendula. Yes, I know I am crazy lol
Borage oil seems to have truly helped
Tried many things for AD, has been moderate to severe in my life and made me sooo depressed many times. Started borage oil capsules about a month ago and my skin has been mostly clear since. I still get eczema but it has changed somehow and it is much easier to manage. There is some conflicting science but borage oil is higher in GLA than evening primrose. My experience with it so far has been awesome, I'm not suicidal anymore i feel normal it's great. I barely make posts but this has impacted me enough that i thought you fine peeps might want to hear about it. Hang in there you are all so strong
First salad entirely from my garden! The borage and sage flowers taste lovely as well as being pretty.
Our first Starflower (aka Borage)
I grew this Borage indoors from seed to flower and I was able to time lapse the blooming! [0:30] youtu.be/y6clzW0izxM
How many birds can you count in the borage?
Can anyone identify this for me? I think it may be an herb, but it’s not Borage
Are we posting herb biscuits now? Borage, parsley flower, sage flower and tomato flower shortbread from last summers baking ventures.
A returning guest from last years wildflower seeds. I had to ask google lens what it was. It’s a Borage Blue but also know as the “Herb of Gladness” and it’s edible!
The Bumble and the Borage
First borage bloom of the season!
We have our first borage flowers, which we grew from seed. So pretty.
Borage is such an amazing plant. Not only is it edible the bees love it ..
A cute bee taking a rainy nap in my borage :)
Terrace-gardening, GER, Black Forest: Tomatoes, Sunflowers, Nasturtium, Basil, Tagetes, Borage, Parsley.......
Heard Borage is good for attracting pollinators, I think I know why. Check out these amazing blooms!
Borage, Nasturtium, tiny Toothache plants & an Avocado. My first time growing all of these.
Our first Starflower (aka Borage)
Using dried borage vs fresh
I'm planning on using it for the emollient properties - will I need to do an extract or oil from fresh herb to do this, or will dried work just as well?
Of all my gardens, my pollinator garden is my favorite and borage is my favorite flower 🌸
my borage from seed is blooming!! zone 4b
Planted borage in 1.5 inch planter. A they germinated in 2 weeks but have stopped growing for the next 2-3 weeks. Looking for recommendations for natural and chemical free fertilizers.
Borage up front, delphinium in the back. Love the purple and pink together.
I’ve really been looking forward to seeing this borage bloom.
My small balcony garden in Mannheim (GER): tomato, cucumber, pointed pepper, lettuce, dill, rosmary, thyme, sage, tarragon, lovage, borage, lemon verbena, chilli and cress. Cross your fingers! Last year's harvest was terrific. Hope to repeat the success...
New to gardening.. Eggs on borage? Anyone know what they may be?
hello I was referred here by /r/gardening - These mushrooms are on my Borage plant. What type and are they going to kill my plant?
Borage, pineapple sage, and reishi iced tea. All grown/foraged in/around my home garden. The flavors work surpringly well together. No sweetener needed.
Just a Young Lass Tending to the Borage
Why is my borage plant drooping?
ITAP of our first Starflower (aka Borage)
What might this caterpillar be on my borage plant? N. Central Saskatchewan, Canada
Rhubarb Tom Collins with borage blooms
W: lemon balm, oregano, regular chives, flax H: garlic chives, Parisian carrots, borage
All offered seeds from Hudson Valley Seed Company:
Everything’s been claimed, but will keep this post up until all exchanges go through.
My very first borage flower! Grew her ass from a tiny seed 🥰 (warning: spider photo bomber)
My borage brings all the bees to the yard
Does anyone know what the flower on the left is? I thought it was borage, as it’s blue, has hairy/almost spiky leaves and stems, grows abundantly with thick fleshy stems. But then some ACTUAL borage started to grow too (right hand photo) and I realised it was a totally different plant.
Bees On Borage a.k.a. ‘Bee Bread’
Borage flowers... tasting a bit like cucumbers.
Found this on a borage plant. Is it a friend or foe? In Piedmont South Carolina.
Summer zinnias and borage from the wildflower patch. A cheerful bouquet to brighten your day.
Borage is finally blooming. What do you like to do with your borage?
Tried flower arrangement from what is found in our garden: borage + rose!
Is this broadleaf sage or borage? A torn leaf doesn't smell like much.
Here’s the box my hubby built me mostly planted. A friend has a dwarf tomato I’m waiting for to put in it. I’ve got bell peppers, jalapeño, green beans, cucumbers, basil, borage, a yellow pear tomato, and marigolds in there.
H: beans, cabbage, sorrel, chard, carrot, kale, onion, shiso, borage, and garlic chives in the UK
Hey guys! I'm looking for pretty much anything in the UK, although something from the list below would be ideal.
Here's more detail on what I have:
Climbing French Bean (cobra)
Climbing Bean (blue lake)
Carrot (Autumn King)
Leaf Beet Rainbow Chard
Cabbage (red drum head)
Kale (Nero de toscana)
Sorrel (red veined)
Onion (red Brunswick)
Things I'm particularly interested in:
Fruiting bushes (raspberry, currents, etc)
Pretty much anything really
First bloom on my borage plant
Today’s project: borage, wildflowers and even more potting - food for bees and enhancements to my gin & tonic
Always thrilled with how many bees borage brings to my yard
My Borage are blooming. 😃
Potting update: just the agastache, sage and borage to go. Bee buffet nearly complete. Surprisingly hard work lugging it all but mixing up the potting soil was fun and made me feel like a witch with a cauldron
Found on a borage plant, Northern Colorado USA. The light colored part looks like silk and dead borage leaf. The dark colored part looks like poop, but what bug builds a toilet? We have also speculated it could be eggs.
Tried flower arrangement from what is found in our garden: borage + rose