Borage harvest season in northern Iran 

May 30, 2017

TEHRAN- Borage, also known as a starflower, is a medicinal herb and now it is in season. Local farmers in Gilan province that lies along the Caspian Sea in northern Iran are busy harvesting it. 

An annual herb in the flowering plant family, borage is used in herbal tea called damnoosh in Iran for its healing benefits in hyperactive gastrointestinal, as well as respiratory, cardiovascular, and urinary disorders.

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