Dried, chipped Symphytum officinale root. Also available as dried leaf and flower in a separate listing.
Grown using organic methods- never any GMO seeds or stock, never synthetic pesticides, herbicides or fertilizers. Read more about our growing practices here.
Traditional Uses*,**: Comfrey is rich in allantoin, which ameliorates wound and tissue healing. Anti-inflammatory, expectorant, astringent. Beneficial vulnerary and demulcent for use with disease of the GI tract, including ulcers, IBS, colitis. Wonderful for external preparations, including varicose veins and hemorrhoids.
*Not for usein pregnancy or lactation or with liver disease. Presence of pyrrazolidine alkaloids can cause liver damage in certain individuals with frequent use. Do not use externally on dirty wounds or puncture wounds due to rapid tissue regrowth.
**NOTE: This product has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration to treat, cure, or prevent any disease. If you are pregnant or nursing or taking prescription medication, please consult your healthcare professional.