Borage is a plant that spread from the European gardens a place
within our wild flora has managed to secure. On the origins of this herb is still affects you in the dark. The same goes for the origin of the name. Historians suspect that the bushy plant, which in summer has pretty blue flowers in the middle of our continent from Africa ended up. Borage was among others on the orders of Louis XIV mass planted in the gardens of Versailles. If food, the fresh leaves of the plant used in salads or soups. Also, the plant is used in steam baths. Borage is because a nourishing and protective effect on the skin.
Borage oil is extracted from the seeds of the borage beautiful and contains a high content of gamma linolenic acid (GLA). This is a "good" omega 6 fatty acid which the body does not create that hardly occur in our daily diet.