Aggouritsa-Borago officinalis

Aggouritsa-Borago officinalis

Alternative names: Arbeta, pourantza,
Family: Boraginacea

Annual plant reaches 40 cm . Find them everywhere, uncultured or cultured places . It grows by itself in southern Europe .

It can be grown in all types of terrain , even in pots . Blooms from spring to summer.

The flowers and leaves are eaten in salads and pies and give a smooth refreshing taste like cucumber . It is medicinal and plant bee .

Precautions : The leaves but no flowers , contain small amounts of alkaloids that can damage the liver if eaten in large quantities. Those with liver problems should avoid it .

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