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Comfrey has been used for thousands of years as an herbal remedy. It is high in potassium, vitamin A and calcium. The allantoin in comfrey is the same ingredient that is contained in Aloe Vera. It is soothing to the gastrointestinal tract. It acts as a mild laxative. Poultices of comfrey are very beneficial. It helps to heal broken or fractured bones and is often referred to as the bone knitter. It accelerates the healing of tissue and the closing of wounds.

Comfrey is highly esteemed for all pulmonary complaints including consumption and bleeding of the lungs. The Chinese prescribe it for arthritis.

Externally Comfrey is used  for sprains, swellings, bruises, severe cuts,  boils and abscesses. It sooths pain in any tender or inflamed area. It was applied to ulcers and it is useful in any kind of inflammatory swelling.

CAUTION: Large doses may cause liver damage


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