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Borago officinalis L. Boraginaceae. Borage. officinalis indicates it was used in the 'offices' - the consulting clinics - of medieval monks. Distribution: Europe. Culpeper: “... comforts the heart, cheers the spirit, drives away sadness and melancholy, they are rather laxative than binding
- Dr Henry Oakeley
Gunter's confectioner's oracle containing receipts for desserts on the most economical plan for private families : and all founded on the actual experiments of thirty years. With an appendix, containing the best receipts for pastry-cooks, and an elucidation of the principles of good cheer. Being a companion to Dr. Kitchiner's Cook's Oracle
- Gunter, William.