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    • The Healing Walk

      Comfrey (Symphytum officinale) - The comfrey plant, especially the root, contains allantoin (a cell proliferant that expediates the healing of wounds). Comfrey is the most popular ingredient in skin care products designed to treat inflammation, rashes, varicose veins, and hemorrhoids. Taken internally it repairs the digestive tract lining, and helps heal ulcers and colitis. ~

    • Cheryl DeWolfe

      plant of the month: Comfrey -- we have this in our garden but this article outlines many more uses than we'd considered.

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    Comfrey is one of the best-known healing herbs of all times. Well known and widely used by early Greeks and Romans, its very name, symphytum, from the Greek symphyo means to "make grow together", referring to its traditional use of healing fractures. Comfrey relieves pain and inflammation caused by injuries and degeneration, especially the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. Comfrey creams and oils used in arthritic pain relieving massages. Great for compost, too!

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    What Is Comfrey - Comfrey (Symphytum officinale) is a herb that has been used for centuries for it’s wound healing abilities. It’s also known as Bruisewort, boneset and knitbone. Historically, comfrey was used to treat bone fractures, back pain, varicose veins, bruises, sprains and strains and skin ulcers.

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