Borago officinalis, Borage

Vendor: Green Huiz
Product Code: BOFS1



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Borago officinalis



herb (Boraginis herba), fruits (Boraginis fructus)

most important active substances

in the herb pyrrolizidine alkaloids; silicic acid, musilages; tannins

in the seeds fatty oil with fatty acid gamma linolenic, linoleic acid

most important usages

spice and the fatty oil against dry skin, itching and skin inflammation diseases

Recommendations for Cultivation

Weight per Thousand Seed Grains: 18,0 g

Seed Demand for drilling: april 15 – 20 kg/ha

Distance between the rows: 50 cm

harvest: herb during the flowering time; seeds if these started to colouring brown.