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Product Code: 10BO

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Product: Borage

Latin Name: Borago officinalis

Plant Family: Boraginaceae

Other Names: Beebread, Starflower, Herb of Gladness, Burrage, Bugloss, Pain-des-Abeilles, Talewort, Bourrache, Borretsch, Borraggine & Boraga.

Description: Borage is an annual herb native to the Mediterranean which grows to a height of 60–100cm. The stems are bristly, as are the leaves which are covered with tiny stiff hairs on the upper and lower surface, these hairs can cause irritation in some people. The leaves are simple, alternate, mid-green in colour and 5–15 cm in length. The 5-petaled star-like flowers are approximately 2cm in diameter, azure blue in colour, fading to a pinky-blue with age. The leaves and flowers have a mild cucumber like flavour.

For ingredient and allergen information, please see the product specification, available to download from the technical tab


Traditionally used in the UK as a garnish for drinks such as Pimm’s, borage can also be used as a culinary ingredient, it is a common ingredient in various parts of Germany, Spain, Greece and Italy, where it is used as an ingredient in soups, sauces and added to fillings for pastas such as ravioli. Borage is also used as flavouring in some brands of gin. Try stirring it in to cottage cheese, add to savoury pancakes, fritters and dumplings.

Shelf Life

Shelf life of two years provided that goods are stored in an airtight container in ambient conditions.

Technical Information

Product Specification

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Allergen Statement

JustIngredients Limited supplies a range of products that are internationally sourced from approved suppliers. Information is gathered from all suppliers to enhance knowledge of the product and supplier handling procedures.

The following products which are or contain allergens may be handled by approved suppliers on behalf of JustIngredients Limited; Cereals containing gluten (wheat, rye, barley, oats, spelt, kamut and their hybrid strains), Peanuts, Soybeans, Nuts, Celery, Mustard, Milk and dairy products, Sesame seeds, Products containing sulphur dioxide and sulphites at concentrations of more than 10mg/kg or 10mg/litre expressed as sulphur dioxide.

Handling procedures are in place to reduce the likelihood of allergens being present, however no guarantees are given that our ingredients are totally free of traces in the products supplied. If in doubt, please email technical@justingredients.co.uk.

Delivery Information

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  • Non-bulk items on orders placed before 1pm (Monday to Friday) will be dispatched the same day; orders placed after 1pm (or on the weekend) will be dispatched the following working day.
  • Bulk items on orders will be dispatched within 2 workings days.

Bulk items (goods over 1kg in weight) and non bulk items (goods 1kg or below in weight) are delivered separately.

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