Also known as Slippery Root, Ass-ear, Knitback, Knitbone, Blackwort, Bruisewort, and Healing Herb
$3.00 per Ounce
History: Comfrey Leaf has been used since the times of Ancient Greece and Rome as a healing agent for bruises, internal bleeding, sprains, fractures, and bone breaks. In fact, Dioscorides, a Greek physician, recorded his use of Comfrey while treating Alexander the Great’s soldiers. After it was transplanted to North America, Native Americans considered Comfrey to be a sacred plant and used it to heal external wounds.
Uses: sprains, swelling of the limbs, bruises, severe cuts, boils, abscesses, gangreen, blood purifier.
Active Ingredients: symlandine, symphytine, echimidine. riddelliine, riddelliine N-oxide, senecionine, senecionine N-oxide, seneciphylline, retrorsine, integerrimine, lasiocarpine and heliotrine
Actions: Vulnerary, astringent, expectorant, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant,
Complementary herbs: Bloodroot, St. John's Wort, Mullein, Saw Palmetto, Wild Cherry Bark, Goldenseal Root, Cayenne