Growing and Using Borage as Medicine

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Borage is an easy to grow medicinal herb that offers up  lots of benefits. You are going to see these small soft leaves in the beginning of the plants life cycle, that will eventually become a massive stalk to be used for the healing effects.

An herb that lends itself to drying and processing. You can use borage fresh in natural medicinal preparations or your can dry it and store it for later use. Its a very versatile herb. Now that we have talked about what a powerful little herb borage can be. Lets talk about what it works on. If you grow borage, what are you going to use it for?

Eczema and Skin Disorders

Things like borage oil are used to deal with various types of skin disorders. While these might seem like something you can handle easily or issues that aren’t a big deal, its important to consider infection from itching. In an SHTF scenario the world will be dirty and infection

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Originally posted on SHTF Preparedness