Description: The comfrey plant has a history of use in healing wounds and mending broken bones. In fact, in multiple languages, its name can be roughly translated to “grow together”.
Farmers often used specially bred comfrey plants to activate compost and condition soil.
Botanical Name: Symphytum officinale
Common Names: Blackwort, bruisewort, knitbone, salsify, slippery-root, gum plant
Medicinal Part: Leaf, root
Safety Guidelines: For external use only. This herb should not be used on abraded skin and should not be used on unbroken skin for prolonged periods. Should not be used during pregnancy.