English to Afrikaans Meaning :: borage

Borage :
komkommerkruid
- komkommerkruid

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Noun(1) hairy blue-flowered European annual herb long used in herbal medicine and eaten raw as salad greens or cooked like spinach(2) an herb whose leaves are used to flavor sauces and punches; young leaves can be eaten in salads or cooked

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(1) If you experience the redness and flaking of chronic dry skin, dermatitis, and eczema, get to know borage oil, extracted from the borage plant.(2) Adventurous herbalists like to experiment with basil, oregano and rosemary, also including the more exotic plants like sweet woodruff, lemon grass and borage .(3) Edible flowers such as nasturtium, calendula, and borage do well at the base.(4) This oil is derived from the seeds of the borage plant.(5) Painted Ladies, which instinctively lay their eggs on thistle plants, also find an acceptable substitute in the hairy leaves of borage .(6) Sprinkle with chopped mint or coriander and some bright petals - calendula, borage , courgette flowers or anything edible.(7) Coriander, oregano, camomile, and borage are both blue and white flowered and if happy self-seed all over the place.(8) Collect herb flowers such as borage and chamomile just before full flowering.(9) I haven't yet done anything with my borage because, well, neither the flowers nor the leaves taste like much of anything, and the stalks are stingy and unpleasant to the touch.(10) Imagine my delight then when I popped into the organic shop and saw not only bountiful bags of salad but salad with flowers, the edible kind like nasturtiums, borage , wild pansies and pot marigolds.(11) The motorway verges and embankments have been sown with wildflower seed which are now producing traditional meadow plants, including borage , primula and oxeye daisies.(12) A member of the borage family, common heliotrope is one of about 250 Heliotropium species, but it is the only one widely grown in gardens.(13) This is simply an extension of the local habit of continually wandering about tweaking bits of tasty food off the hillsides: wild asparagus, mushrooms, fennel, borage , wild garlic, lemons.(14) The wild olive is a member of the borage family that matures to about 20 feet in height and has a rounded crown on a short trunk.(15) Some 3 percent of all flowering plants produce these chemicals, including such herbal-garden favorites as borage and comfrey.(16) Candied borage flowers make beautiful decorations for cakes and pastries, and it's easy to do.
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