Borage (Borago officinalis)
Part used: Seeds. (Borage categorized with vegetable oil)
Anti-inflammatory and emollient (desinflama skin and mucous membranes), purifying and diuretic, expectorant, and sudorific reepitelizante. Indicated as purifying the blood in febrile and infectious diseases (measles, chickenpox, Scarlet fever) and respiratory tract (cough, cold, flu, bronchitis, pharyngitis), or if it is required to increase urine output (conditions, Genitourinary as cystitis, ureteritis, urethritis, nephritis, oliguria or urolithiasis, hyperazotemia, hyperuricemia, gout, hypertension, edema and overweight with fluid retention) and external use on wounds, dermatitis, eczema and pain of gout.
Contraindicated in pregnancy, liver disease and neoplasia. The oil is anti-dismenorreia (normalizes cycles), emollient and lipid lowering, helps to regulate the hormonal system and general metabolism, indicated in hypercholesterolemia, atherosclerosis, premenstrual syndrome and Climacteric disorders prevention and external use in dermatitis, Ichthyosis, psoriasis, dryness and skin aging.
Cardiology: Circulatory disorders.
Neurology: Multiple Sclerosis plates.
Rheumatology: rheumatoid polyarthritis.
Contraindications: None known in adequate doses. Prolonged use may have.