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Comfrey (Symphytum Officinale)

Comfrey OintmentComfrey¬†(Symphytum Officinale) is a common medicinal herb and gardening plant which has been used for centuries to treat plenty of health conditions. It is a perennial herb originating from Central Asia and Europe, and since the times of ancient Greece comfrey is playing a role in traditional medicines of most of the European and Asian nations. Some comfrey species are very poisonous, and most of the comfrey species are actually quite harmful to our liver. That is why all treatments and natural solutions with comfrey are recommended to be used only topically. Comfrey ointments, gels, creams, and also comfrey infusions made from comfrey root are known and highly valued for a variety of properties, including anti-inflammatory, stimulating, analgesic, detoxifying, revitalizing, bone healing, skin healing and repairing, and many other therapeutic properties. (more…)