Comfrey

Scientific Name

Symphytum offcinale


Overview

Also known as knitbone, comfrey has wound healing properties as well as anti-inflammatory.  It can treat fractures, sprains, psoriasis and eczema as well as gastrointestinal problems.

In animals, comfrey has caused liver damage.  It is not highly recommended for treating internal problems.


Function


Forms Available


Recommended Intake


Deficiency


Sources in the Diet


Challenges Presented


Watson Products


Sources

  1. [0] – The New Encyclopedia of Vitamins, Minerals, Supplements, and Herbs