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Comfrey Root



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Comfrey Root
Symphytum officinale L.
1 ounce

Comfrey Root has been used historically as a to heal wounds, as a mucilage medicine, astringent and expectorant. Soothes a sore throat. Comfrey is also good for intestinal troubles. Comfrey is also good mixed with Calendula for a scar remedy.

Comfrey root and leaf have been used since Roman times, dating back thousands of years. This herb has been utilized in folk medicine throughout Europe and North America and has been widely cultivated as a garden medicinal specifically for its reputation for healing various internal and external wounds. Much debate surrounds the safety of comfrey due to various parts and preparations containing potentially toxic alkaloids. It is important to understand that the part used, species, and time of harvest all come in to play when determining the safety of this herb. A large body of traditional use supports its safety and efficacy if used intelligently and cautiously.

Typical Preparations:

Dried leaf as a salve.
Dried root as a salve, fresh or dried as root a poultice.
Dried leaf and root infused in carrier oil for topical use


Specific: For external use only. Do not apply to broken or abraded skin. Do not use when nursing.
General: We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications.

Packaged in a lined food safe, re-sealable Kraft bag with window.

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This product was added to our catalog on Saturday 06 February, 2016.

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