Thanks , Mahmoud Bambouyani This restores much-needed calcium and potassium to the soil. its completely informative with the visual aids ( how the tea should look like). I use to work in a restaurant where we used Borage as a garnish on puddings, I never knew it had so many other uses. It softens the skin really well and is an excellent skin soother. Plus, I can’t wait to try the tea, I do love tea. No known side effects have been reported when borage preparations are taken internally in appropriate forms and in therapeutic dosages. Pharmaceutical Press 2002. Required fields are marked *. I don't recommend using Borage every day for extended periods. The tea is also good for cough, cold and bronchitis. Crush dried herbs to release their delicate flavours. It is an overall great addition as a tonic for your plants because of the number of essential nutrients contained in it. It is a good companion plant and mulch for most plants, being an excellent source of minerals, especially calcium and potassium. I often find new little seedlings springing up at the opposite end of the garden. Americanitis:  The Disease of Living Too Fast, Maybe You Have Neurasthenia, a 19th-Century Diagnosis for Burnout. The flower has a sweet honey-like taste and is one of the few truly blue-colored edible substances. I’ve never tried to grow or use it, but I’m thrilled to have stumbled across such a useful, downright necessary herb for a family apothecary and garden. Not that bad They tend to grow into a medium-sized bush, so give them space to spread out. Tannin is great for curing leather, and for certain disorders, but it tastes awful. On temperaments: Part 1  by Rebecca Altman, On Water: The Phlegmatic Temperament by Rebecca Altman, On Fire:  The Choleric Temperament by Rebecca Altman, On Air:  Meet the Sanguine  by Rebecca Altman, On Earth:  The Melancholic Temperament by Rebecca Altman, Psychedelic Mushrooms for Mental Health:  A Primer   Jon Keyes, How Psychedelic Drugs Can Help Patients Face Death  Lauren Slater, NY Times, Psilocybin Mushrooms articles  from Reset Me, I Saw The Light: Reducing anxiety, stress, depression, more with shrooms by Travis Kitchens, City Paper, We’re Entering A New Golden Age of Psychedelics, and Portland is Leading the Way– W.Week, Get Ready for Medicinal Mushrooms  Valerie Vande Panne, AlterNet, Psilocybin, the Active Ingredient in ’Shrooms, Is Looking More and More Like a Potential Wonder Drug  Jesse Singal, Science of Us, Using Psychedelics to Treat Mental Illness  Branson Fox, A Dose of a Hallucinogen From a ‘Magic Mushroom,’ and Then Lasting Peace  Jan Hoffman, NY Times, Live Every Day Like You’re on Mushrooms  Olga Khazan, The Atlantic, Ayahuasca, the sacred jungle vine that lures Westerners to the Amazon  Jurriaan Van Eerten,  Tico Times, The Drug of Choice for the Age of Kale by Ariel Levy, New Yorker, Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies, Ayahuasca Tourism Is Ripping Off Indigenous Amazonians  Ann Babe, Vice, Why I Take Psychedelic Mushrooms For My Health   A. Khan, The Nature Cure   James Hamblin, The Atlantic, Ecotherapy:  When Your Prescription is a Walk in the Woods  Michelle McDonagh,  Irish Times, How Nature Benefits Your Mental Health  Lucy Jones, Vice, A Daily Dose of Ecotherapy Eases Stress in Kids  Katie Arnold, Outside, Ecotherapy:  How does the Great Outdoors Improve Mental Health? def gonna plant some with my strawberries. This is one of the best companion plants for fruiting vegetables. Hi Erin. Cannabis and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). I have been studying herbs for over a year now and this is the first I have heard about Borage. Rochester, Vermont. ☆☆☆☆. Borage is a plant with blue flowers that was introduced to Britain by the Romans and grows wild in some areas. Add sugar as per your taste. Pumpkins and other fruiting plants also benefit from having star flowers in the vicinity. Alternatively, use them as a mulch or dig them into poor soil. (October 18, 2018). The tea, first used in Europe gradually gained popularity worldwide. Oliver James, The Guardian, Forest Bathing, A Natural Booster  Telangana Today, Everything You Need to Know About Animism    Sarah Ann Lawless, The Song of the Land:  Bioregional Animism  Sarah Ann Lawless, The Genius in the Bottle:  Bioregional Animism and the Viridian Genii   Marcus McCoy, Home Remedies for Hypothyroidism  Dr. Vikram Chauhan, Thyroid Function and Dysfunction  Ryan Drum, Environmental Origins of Thyroid Disease   Ryan Drum, Environmental Origins of Thyroid Disease part 2  Ryan Drum, The Underlying Causes of Thyroid Disease    Chris Kresser, The Thyroid Gut Connection   Chris Kresser, Your Gut Microbes and Your Thyroid:  Whats the Connection?