Borago officinalis


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Noun1.Borago officinalis - hairy blue-flowered European annual herb long used in herbal medicine and eaten raw as salad greens or cooked like spinachBorago officinalis - hairy blue-flowered European annual herb long used in herbal medicine and eaten raw as salad greens or cooked like spinach
borage - an herb whose leaves are used to flavor sauces and punches; young leaves can be eaten in salads or cooked
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
Borago, genus Borago - perennial herbs of the Mediterranean region
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2009), who evaluated products in which different concentrations of celery and Borago officinalis extracts were added, respectively, in order to determine the antioxidant effect and acceptability of fermented products and demonstrated that increased aging time improved the flavor of these products compared to the control treatment.
BETULACEAE Alnus acuminata * BORAGINACEAE Borago officinalis Phacelia pinnatifida * BRASSICACEAE Brassica sp.
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