Scientific name: Borago officinalis L.
Common name: borage.
English name: borage, burrage.
Parts used: leaves, flowers and seeds.
Components: in the aerial parts and in the flowers: tannins, anthocyanins, allantoin; in seeds: triglycerides and 25% gamma-linolenic acid.
Properties: anti-inflammatory, emollient, promotes the integrity and function of the cell membrane, and skin function.