Borage (Borago officinalis) is used to treat bronchitis because it is soothing and reduces inflammation. It is helpful in treating the kidneys to dispose of mucous generated from a fever. Borage stimulates the adrenal glands, which helps restore vitality when recovering from illness. As a tonic, Borage tea is a good as an eyewash for sore or irritated eyes. It has also been used to increase the quantity of mother’s milk.
Primary Uses: Here are a few of the ailments Borage can provide relief for: Asthma, bronchitis, eyes (inflammation of), fevers and lactation.