Borago Officinalis Leaf Extract
When it comes to borage and skincare, the seed oil is the one that's usually mentioned thanks to its uniquely high gamma-linolenic acid content.
But the leaves are not useless either: they contain great antioxidant compounds, like polyphenols and flavonoids and show significant free-radical scavenging activity (though much less than vitamin C and similar to the synthetic antioxidant, BHT).
Show me some proof
- Arabian Journal of Chemistry, 5 December 2014, Chemical composition and antioxidant activity of Borago officinalis L. leaf extract growing in Algeria