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This page gives instructions on how to buy borage seeds from David's Garden Seeds.
Borage Herb 200 Non-GMO, Open Pollinated Seeds
Edible flower with mild cucumber flavor. Large plants bear hundreds of small edible flowers, mostly blue and some pink. Mild cucumber flavor for salads and garnishes. Long harvest period.
Medicinal: Seed oil is a rich source of gamma-linolenic acid. Borage is one of very popular culinary herb especially in Mediterranean countries. The herb contains many notable phyto-nutrients, minerals, and vitamins that are essential for optimum health and wellness. The herb parts contain essential fatty acid gamma-linolenic acid (GLA), typically in concentrations of 17-20%. Linolenic acid is omega-6 fatty acid that play vital role in restoration of joint health, immunity, healthy skin and mucus membranes.
borage herb has high levels of vitamin C (ascorbic acid); provide 35
mcg or 60% of RDA per 100 g. Vitamin C is one of the powerful natural
anti-oxidant help remove harmful free radicals from the body. Along with
other anti-oxidants, it has immune booster, wound healing and
anti-viral effects. Borage contains very high levels of vitamin A
(140% of RDA) and carotenes. Both these compounds are powerful flavonoid
anti-oxidants. Together, they act as protective scavengers against
oxygen-derived free radicals and reactive oxygen species (ROS) that play
a role in aging and various disease processes. Harvest in about 60 days.
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maturity, color and size are based on data from tests done at specific
locations. Many factors, including geographic location, daytime and
nighttime temperatures, the availability of plant nutrients, many unknown climate factors and insects/pest interact to determine a variety's
performance. For information on which varieties will perform best in
your area, we recommend that you contact your local county extension agent or a Master Gardener.
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