Comfrey (symphytum) is commonly used for helping heal wounds, preventing scars and treating existing ones, along with decreasing dryness and flaking of skin. The oil appears to work as an anti-inflammatory, an analgesic, and an aid in the healing of sprains and broken bones.
Wound healing: Comfrey may help to promote wound healing and reduce inflammation and infection.
Pain relief: Comfrey may have analgesic properties and may help to reduce pain caused by conditions such as arthritis and muscle strains.
Digestive health: Comfrey may help to reduce inflammation and irritation in the digestive tract, making it useful for treating conditions such as ulcers and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).
Respiratory health: Comfrey may have a soothing effect on the respiratory tract and can help to reduce inflammation and irritation caused by conditions such as coughs and bronchitis.
Skin health: Topical application of comfrey may help to reduce inflammation and improve the appearance of scars and skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis.
Historically, comfrey was used in traditional medicine for a wide range of health conditions, including wound healing, pain relief, and respiratory and digestive disorders. It was also used as a culinary ingredient and as a natural dye.
Can speed healing in wounds, sprains, muscle and back pain.