Comfrey root is known as a nutritive and rejuvenating tonic for the lungs and the mucous membranes.
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Comfrey is a perennial herb of the Boraginaceae family. It is a powerful tonic and one of the best agents for promoting tissue growth externally and internally, and whole-body healing - especially if affected by traumatic injury. Comfrey root is a nutritive and rejuvenating tonic for the lungs and the mucous membranes.
Medicinal properties include: respiratory and urinary tonic and for haemorrhoids.
Actions include: nutritive tonic, demulcent, expectorant, astringent, haemostatic.
Note: due to the presence of pyrrolizidine alkaloids, comfrey root is generally not recommended for internal use. Always seek advice from a qualified practitioner.
|Botanical Name||Symphytum officinalis|
|Country of Origin||Hungary|
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