Comfrey is especially useful in the external treatment of cuts, bruises, sprains, sores, eczema, varicose veins, broken bones etc, internally it is used in the treatment of a wide range of pulmonary complaints, internal bleeding etc. Lékařskýsymphytum Officin, Features Plants, Kostiv Lékařskýsymphytum, Kostiv Lékařský Symphytum, Aromatherapy Herbs Oil, Common Comfrey, Herbs Databa, Broken Bones, Medicine Herbs
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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!
Why Use Comfrey Plant Extract: Comfrey plant extract has many healing properties but should not be taken internally as it contains compounds called pyrrolizidine which are toxic to the body. *please note: Although essential oils and aromatherapy can be conducive to healing and good health, care must be taken when using them with certain existing medical conditions. Please check prior to use!
Hanging herb garden - pair sage and rosemary, parsley (appreciates weekly liquid feeding and midday shade) and chives, and basil (cut some shoots off a supermarket-bought plant and stand them in water until they produce roots, then pot up the plantlets individually).
(NL: Duizendguldenkruid) Common Centaury/Centaurium erytheae - In Dutch it is called 'thousandguldenherb. In the dark ages they thought the Latin name was derived from the Latin words for hundred and gold (gulden), because the plant was so medicinally valuable that it had to be worth at least that. And because they liked to exaggerate hundred became thousand. Now we know centaurium actually comes from Greek mythology.