Inside the book “Italian floral remedies” you will find the method of preparation , the methods of recruitment and the monographic cards of 30 flowers between autochthonous and non, and 3 special waters, ie not created with the help of plants.
Borage is an annual plant that blooms from March to May. It grows a bit ‘everywhere in the gardens, around the ruins in the vicinity of cultivated fields. The flowers are generally blue, but sometimes even tending to pink, have narrow star-shaped petals and, in the middle, large stamens almost black. The inflorescences are large and with many flowers. The Latin word “borago” seems to derive from “borra”, ie a rough woolen cloth; alludes to the wooliness of the plant, which is completely covered by the stem with the flowers of a stark, hard and whitish down. It has always been much appreciated in the medicine of simple: they prepare purifying infusions or to calm the cough, it is also used as an ingredient in popular cooking.