Borage Also known as starflower,is an herb that has long been prized for its health-promoting properties and notable for its vibrant purple flowers and medicinal properties.It is loaded with various amounts of nutrients, minerals and vitamins which provide enormous health benefits. It enhances an immune system and soothes inflammation. The plant as well as the oil extracted from the plant both is equally useful. It also possesses anti-inflammatory, diuretic, galactogogue and emollient properties.Borage possess powerful anti-inflammatory properties.Borage seed oil was found to protect against oxidative cell damage, which could contribute to inflammation.