[Symphytum officinale] What a wonderful herb! Has been used for thousands of years as a herb with abilities to mend broken bones. Has the same result on wounds, tendons, fractures, sprains, ulcers and cartilage.
The allantoin content in comfrey is believed to accelerate the production of replacement cells, thereby minimising the possiblity of scar tissue, arthritis and proud flesh. Comfrey should only be used for a short period of time and the leaves of the plant are used orally or as a compress.