[permaculture] Borage

Tripp Tibbetts slowfoodguy at yahoo.com
Mon Dec 7 16:35:35 EST 2009


Use the leaf in a salt-free diet as they are rich in mineral salts.  A poultice soothes inflammation and bruises.  Add the young leaf to cold drinks for their cucumber flavor and cooling effect.  Chop finely in salads, yogurt, soft cheese, pickles and sandwiches.  Cook as spinach or with spinach.  Add to ravioli stuffing.
 
-From the Complete Book of Herbs by Lesley Bremness



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-Chinese proverb
 

--- On Mon, 12/7/09, Amy Little <amylittle at hvc.rr.com> wrote:


From: Amy Little <amylittle at hvc.rr.com>
Subject: [permaculture] Borage
To: "permaculture" <permaculture at lists.ibiblio.org>
Date: Monday, December 7, 2009, 9:08 PM


Anyone know food and/or medicinal use of Borage leaves?

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