Alleviates boredom, mild depression, and increases courage. It has an uplifting and grounding quality and is useful for seasonal mood disorders, depression induced by boredom at work or school. Gives a gentle increase to physical vitality and stamina. Borage is a good essence for those going through emotional and relationship turmoil and broken heartedness. This is an all-around useful essence that adds buoyancy to the heart, useful anytime we feel dispirited.