A large hairy plant. Grows
wild. Commonly found in damp soil. Purple
bell-shaped flowers. The florets (flowering
tops) are used. Eaten as a vegetable or
Functions / Benefits
Tissue builder (for wounds and
bone healing). Demulcent (soothes irritation).
Promotes healing (internally and externally).
Arthritis. Cuts & wounds.
Sprains and broken bones. Stomach ulcers
and inflammations of the digestive tract.
Due to the presence of pyrrolzidine
alkaloids (a toxin that presents a serious
health hazard to consumers) in comfrey,
the U.S. FDA has issued a warning not
to consume or use this herb internally
Method & Dose
Ingestion: May be eaten as a vegetable
Ingestion: Tea infusion. (1 cup, 3 times
Due to the potential for
harm, please seriously consult professional
advice before using this herb.