Borage ~ Silybum marianum ~ Organic 50 seeds ~ GMO Free ~ Medicinal Seeds
Sow the seeds outside after the last frost and keep moist until they germinate.
It will reseed itself so look for seedlings the next spring.
One of the easiest herbs to grow.
Borage has a long been used medicinally for numerous ailments, but in recent years two specific uses have emerged for borage seed oil, which is pressed from ground borage seeds with the help of added enzymes. Taken internally as capsules or rubbed onto troubled skin in creams, borage seed oil can work wonders for persistent itchy skin.
The borage herb is an old fashioned plant that can get up to 2 feet or more. It is native to the Middle East and has an ancient history in war as an enhancement for bravery and courage. Growing borage provides the gardener with cucumber-flavored leaves for tea and other beverages as well as bright starry blue flowers for decorating salads. All parts of the plant, except the roots, are flavorful and have culinary or medicinal uses.