Growathon Borage


Supplied by Kings Seeds of Support for Growathon.

Starflower. A popular culinary herb in the Middle Ages, it is now grown mostly for its bright blue, that have a cucumber like flavour and as an excellent. Young leaves can be chopped and added to summer salads, or cooked like spinach. The flowers may be used as a garnish or floated in summer drinks. Borage contains a substance called gamma linolenic acid (GLA) that studies have shown can kill some cancer cells and inhibit the growth of malignant tumours by restricting blood vessel growth.

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