About Indian Borage

This could be a 'forgotten' herb in the face of so many 'new-interest' herbs flooding the market and dominating neighbourhood chit-chats.  You will appreciate this herb if you put it to the test the next time you have a bout of sore throat, sinus, or cough.  Just take 3-4 fresh leaves and slowly suck it together with a menthol or mint jujube.  Repeating this about 3 times a day for a few days will definitely remove the symptoms.

It is very effective against respiratory problems such as bronchitis, sinusitis, loss of voice, sore throats, coughs, and its adjunctive maladies such as feeling feverish, 'under-the-weather' and lethargy.  Of course, do not expect an overnight success for pre-conditions which are at least 5-10 years old.

The 'handsome' leaves, thick and pulpy, make for ornamental value too, especially when in a cluster of leaves.  

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