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Does anybody know what are the medicinal uses or any other ethnobotanical uses of Borago officinalis?
If you know websites containing any information about Borago officinalis please link to them.
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Here is some basic information about Borago officinalis and a list of ethnobotanical uses which includes medicinal uses and other uses of Borago officinalis.


Borago officinalis basic info
Scientific Name: Borago officinalis L..
Family: Boraginaceae.
Genus: Borago.
Common names in English: beeplant, borage, starflower, talewort.
Description: Borage, also known as a starflower, is an annual herb, native to the Mediterranean region and has naturalized in many other locales. - for more info about Borago officinalis See link


Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Borago officinalis
*The information in this list is based on the ethnobotanical data in Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases.
Dr. Duke does not recommend using this information for self diagnosis or self medication. - See link


Borago officinalis in other websites
Borago officinalis common names, economics importance, distributional range and more in the USDA GRIN website - See link.
Search PubMed (US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health) for academic researches with the search term Borago officinalis - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Borago officinalis - See link.


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