Working with Comfrey
Comfrey root has long been in use externally for bites, burns, bruises, sprains, stings, and wounds. It contains allantoin, which increases the growth of cells and is an excellent demulcent due to its high mucilage content. Comfrey root is also a useful anti-inflammatory.
Comfrey has a taste of BITTER, SWEET and a temperature of COOL.
Conditions treated with Comfrey
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