Borage is attractive, with star shaped light blue and purple flowers. You do not have to be a professional to use borage; it’s great for use in home cooking and is ideal to add to herbal tea and soups thanks to the many health benefits it provides.
€27,90 – €184,30
• Seed Presoak: 12 hours
• Harvest time: 10/15 days
Nutritional benefits of borage microgreens
Borage microgreens are a powerful antioxidant. They’re also low in cholesterol and contain good levels of thiamin, vitamin B6 and folate, as well as very good levels of vitamin A, vitamin C, riboflavin, niacin, calcium, iron, and potassium. All of these nutritional benefits come in a plant that has an attractive fragrance and taste.
Borage has well-known anti-inflammatory properties, so it can help stave off common illnesses such as the cold. It’s also possible that eating borage can help with other conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, premenstrual syndrome (PMS), diabetes, attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and asthma. It’s thought that is could also help with the prevention of heart disease and stroke, although not by itself.
Taste and use of borage microgreens
One of the best ways to use borage microgreens is to add them to hot water, to make a herbal drink that is soothing and warm in cold weather. You can also add the leaves to soups and include them in pasta dishes to add a strong flavour. Borage flowers make pretty decorations for food so you can add a final touch to the dishes you prepare. Food preparation and decoration are not the only things that you can use borage for in the home. You can also take the seeds and use them to make borage oil which is good for keeping the skin smooth and soft. If you want to avoid the wrinkles you can give this oil a try.
You can even simply use borage microgreens as a decorative addition to your home, thanks to its attractive flowers and bright green foliage. They bring value in many ways, through health benefits, great taste and an added touch of beauty where it’s needed.
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1 kg, 100 gr., 200 gr., 500 gr.