Idaho Comfrey

Common Name

Comfrey, Common comfrey, Healing herb, Boneset

Medicinal Qualities

Comfrey root and other parts of the herb have been valued medicinally for more than 2,000 years. The specific name officinale designates its inclusion in early lists of official medicinal herbs. Comfrey has been prepared as a poultice or compress with healing properties for blunt injuries, fractures, swollen bruises, boils, carbuncles, varicose ulcers, and burns.



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