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  • Borage may come from a Latin word meaning "rough wool," according to the Oxford English Dictionary.

    Week in Words

  • Borage, evening primrose, and various fish, flaxseed, and olive oils can be beneficial in the treatment because they replenish essential fatty acid deficiencies.

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  • First, there are nutritional supplements like fish oil and Borage oil that have been shown to allow reduction of NSAID use in patients with rheumatoid arthritis, one of the most crippling types of arthritis.

    Leo Galland, M.D.: Arthritis Pain Relief: Can Nutrition and Supplements Help

  • • Sorrel (tangy, leafy herb) • Anise Hyssop (anise-flavored herb) • Borage (cucumber-flavored flower) • any many, many more ... use your imagination!

    Geri Miller: Harvest-to-Glass: Planning and Planting Your Own Cocktail Garden

  • What with this and Sylvia's Borage you'll think I've got a bit of thing about grave memorabilia.

    40 entries from May 2007

  • Borage oil massage is good for eczema and psoriasis, olive oil is good for relieving stiffness, Emu oil is good for arthritis, Kukui nut oil and Sweet almond oil massage have good anti-inflammatory properties.

    Natural Cures Guide - Safe and Healthy Lifestyle - Part Two

  • Borage is also an excellent source of gamma linoleic acid, which is used to treat symptoms of PMS.

    Earl Mindell’s New Herb Bible

  • One cure for the condition is shown, in the form of Borage and Hellebore, sovereign plants to purge the veins of melancholy, and cheer the heart, and Burton himself appears at the foot of the page, although he insists that this was at the request of his publisher, rather than an act of vanity.


  • Borage and bugloss, sovereign herbs against melancholy; their wines and juice most excellent

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Borage repels tomato worms and attracts honeybees.

    Organic Gardening: Companion Planting


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