Comfrey: Perennial herb Symphytum officinale, in the family Boraginaceae, used topically for wound healing. It contains ALLANTOIN, carotene, essential oils (OILS, VOLATILE); GLYCOSIDES; mucilage, resin, SAPONINS; TANNINS; triterpenoids, VITAMIN B12, and ZINC. Comfrey also contains PYRROLIZIDINE ALKALOIDS and is hepatotoxic if ingested.Arnica: A plant genus of the family ASTERACEAE. The dried flower heads of Arnica montana are used externally as a counterirritant and tincture for sprains and bruises, either as crude extract or in homeopathic dilution (HOMEOPATHY). Arnica contains volatile oils (OILS, VOLATILE), arnicin, arnisterol, FLAVONOIDS; TANNINS; and resin. The common name of Wolf's Bane is similar to the common name for ACONITUM.Pyrrolizidine Alkaloids: A group of ALKALOIDS, characterized by a nitrogen-containing necine, occurring mainly in plants of the BORAGINACEAE; COMPOSITAE; and LEGUMINOSAE plant families. They can be activated in the liver by hydrolysis of the ester and desaturation of the necine base to reactive electrophilic pyrrolic CYTOTOXINS.Skin Cream: A water-soluble medicinal preparation applied to the skin.Depsides: Phenolic benzoic acid esters.Coriandrum: A plant genus of the family APIACEAE. The leaves are the source of cilantro and the seeds are the source of coriander, both of which are used in SPICES.Medicine, African Traditional: A system of traditional medicine which is based on the beliefs and practices of the African peoples. It includes treatment by medicinal plants and other materia medica as well as by the ministrations of diviners, medicine men, witch doctors, and sorcerers.Love: Affection; in psychiatry commonly refers to pleasure, particularly as it applies to gratifying experiences between individuals.Contusions: Injuries resulting in hemorrhage, usually manifested in the skin.Nursing Homes: Facilities which provide nursing supervision and limited medical care to persons who do not require hospitalization.Bites and StingsHome Care Services: Community health and NURSING SERVICES providing coordinated multiple services to the patient at the patient's homes. These home-care services are provided by a visiting nurse, home health agencies, HOSPITALS, or organized community groups using professional staff for care delivery. It differs from HOME NURSING which is provided by non-professionals.Rosacea: A cutaneous disorder primarily of convexities of the central part of the FACE, such as FOREHEAD; CHEEK; NOSE; and CHIN. It is characterized by FLUSHING; ERYTHEMA; EDEMA; RHINOPHYMA; papules; and ocular symptoms. It may occur at any age but typically after age 30. There are various subtypes of rosacea: erythematotelangiectatic, papulopustular, phymatous, and ocular (National Rosacea Society's Expert Committee on the Classification and Staging of Rosacea, J Am Acad Dermatol 2002; 46:584-7).Waste Water: Contaminated water generated as a waste product of human activity.Arctium: A plant genus of the family ASTERACEAE. Arctiin (LIGNANS) is in the seed.Oils, Volatile: Oils which evaporate readily. The volatile oils occur in aromatic plants, to which they give odor and other characteristics. Most volatile oils consist of a mixture of two or more TERPENES or of a mixture of an eleoptene (the more volatile constituent of a volatile oil) with a stearopten (the more solid constituent). The synonym essential oils refers to the essence of a plant, as its perfume or scent, and not to its indispensability.Lavandula: A plant genus of the LAMIACEAE family.Fantasy: An imagined sequence of events or mental images, e.g., daydreams.Boraginaceae: The Borage plant family is in the class Magnoliopsida, subclass Asteridae, order Lamiales. It is characterized by hairy foliage, usually alternate and simple; flowers are funnel-shaped or tubular. Some of the species contain PYRROLIZIDINE ALKALOIDS.Plant Leaves: Expanded structures, usually green, of vascular plants, characteristically consisting of a bladelike expansion attached to a stem, and functioning as the principal organ of photosynthesis and transpiration. (American Heritage Dictionary, 2d ed)Beverages: Liquids that are suitable for drinking. (From Merriam Webster Collegiate Dictionary, 10th ed)Medicago sativa: A plant species of the family FABACEAE widely cultivated for ANIMAL FEED.Amino Acids, Essential: Amino acids that are not synthesized by the human body in amounts sufficient to carry out physiological functions. They are obtained from dietary foodstuffs.Vitamins: Organic substances that are required in small amounts for maintenance and growth, but which cannot be manufactured by the human body.Carotenoids: The general name for a group of fat-soluble pigments found in green, yellow, and leafy vegetables, and yellow fruits. They are aliphatic hydrocarbons consisting of a polyisoprene backbone.beta Carotene: A carotenoid that is a precursor of VITAMIN A. It is administered to reduce the severity of photosensitivity reactions in patients with erythropoietic protoporphyria (PORPHYRIA, ERYTHROPOIETIC). (From Reynolds JEF(Ed): Martindale: The Extra Pharmacopoeia (electronic version). Micromedex, Inc, Engewood, CO, 1995.)Chlorophyll: Porphyrin derivatives containing magnesium that act to convert light energy in photosynthetic organisms.Phosphorus: A non-metal element that has the atomic symbol P, atomic number 15, and atomic weight 31. It is an essential element that takes part in a broad variety of biochemical reactions.Asia, Western: The geographical designation for the countries of the MIDDLE EAST and the countries BANGLADESH; BHUTAN; INDIA; NEPAL; PAKISTAN; and SRI LANKA. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed, 1993 & Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988)Medicine, Chinese Traditional: A system of traditional medicine which is based on the beliefs and practices of the Chinese culture.Autoradiography: The making of a radiograph of an object or tissue by recording on a photographic plate the radiation emitted by radioactive material within the object. (Dorland, 27th ed)Drugs, Chinese Herbal: Chinese herbal or plant extracts which are used as drugs to treat diseases or promote general well-being. The concept does not include synthesized compounds manufactured in China.Killer Cells, Natural: Bone marrow-derived lymphocytes that possess cytotoxic properties, classically directed against transformed and virus-infected cells. Unlike T CELLS; and B CELLS; NK CELLS are not antigen specific. The cytotoxicity of natural killer cells is determined by the collective signaling of an array of inhibitory and stimulatory CELL SURFACE RECEPTORS. A subset of T-LYMPHOCYTES referred to as NATURAL KILLER T CELLS shares some of the properties of this cell type.Treatment Outcome: Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.Plants, Medicinal: Plants whose roots, leaves, seeds, bark, or other constituent parts possess therapeutic, tonic, purgative, curative or other pharmacologic attributes, when administered to man or animals.Time Factors: Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.Phytotherapy: Use of plants or herbs to treat diseases or to alleviate pain.Ginger: Deciduous plant rich in volatile oil (OILS, VOLATILE). It is used as a flavoring agent and has many other uses both internally and topically.Taraxacum: A plant genus of the family ASTERACEAE. Members contain chicoric and chlorogenic acids and germacrane- and eudesmane-type SESQUITERPENES.Soil: The unconsolidated mineral or organic matter on the surface of the earth that serves as a natural medium for the growth of land plants.Dendrobium: A plant genus of the family ORCHIDACEAE that contains dihydroayapin (COUMARINS) and phenanthraquinones.Ointments: Semisolid preparations used topically for protective emollient effects or as a vehicle for local administration of medications. Ointment bases are various mixtures of fats, waxes, animal and plant oils and solid and liquid hydrocarbons.
The researchers discovered in the end that the "comfrey is mutagenic in liver, and PA contained in comfrey appear to be ... Chen, Tao (January 2010). "Genotoxicity of Pyrrolizidine". Applied Toxicology. doi:10.1002/jat.1504. Retrieved 2013-04-04. Mei ... Comfrey is an example of a plant species that contains fourteen different PAs. The active metabolites interact with DNA to ... Nan (2010). "Metabolism, Genotoxicity, and Carcinogenicity of Comfrey". Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health. 13: 509 ...
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Sun-dried salt can be applied to soil at 5 kg for every 10 acres. FMC applied 2-3 hours before sunset on a cloudy day and ... Purslane and comfrey have proven effective choices. Layers of chopped plants alternate in 1-inch layers with BS/J. Pressure ... Apply to the plant as a foliar spray. To control mites, dilute soap water 20x with water. Alternatively, use HPW. KNF insect ... Alternatively, apply WSPA (diluted 200:7) or a mixture of WSPA and WSCA. WSCA helps the plant to accumulate nutrients in flower ...
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... , the tuberous comfrey, is a species of Symphytum in the Boraginaceae family. Tuberous comfrey flowers from ... the former being used to speed up the healing of minor abrasions through their being applied directly to the damaged skin under ... reveal the homeopathic healing role that tuberous comfrey and the various hybrid comfreys have played in herbal medicine ... a significant characteristic for separating its identity from the purple flowered Russian Comfrey. The usual pollinators are ...
In addition to restrictions on oral use, some experts recommend applying comfrey extracts no longer than 10 days in a row, and ... common comfrey) and Symphytum asperum (rough comfrey). Comfrey (Symphytum officinale L.) is a perennial herb of the family ... Comfrey as a mulch or side dressing - a two-inch layer of comfrey leaves placed around a crop will slowly break down and ... These include: Comfrey as a compost activator - include comfrey in the compost heap to add nitrogen and help to heat the heap. ...
The researchers discovered in the end that the "comfrey is mutagenic in liver, and PA contained in comfrey appear to be ... "Applied Toxicology. 30 (3): 183-96. doi:10.1002/jat.1504. PMC 6376482. PMID 20112250.. ... Comfrey is an example of a plant species that contains fourteen different PAs. The active metabolites interact with DNA to ... "Metabolism, Genotoxicity, and Carcinogenicity of Comfrey". Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health. 13 (7-8): 509-526. ...
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"Comfrey (Symphytum officinale)". Sigma-Aldrich. Sigma-Aldrich. Retrieved 2016-03-09. NTP (National Toxicology Program) (2014). ... Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology. 182 (2): 98-104. doi:10.1006/taap.2002.9441. Mei, Nan; Guo, Lei; Liu, Ruqing; Fuscoe, ... Human exposure to pyrrolizidine alkaloids occurs through consumption of herbal dietary supplements, including comfrey, and ...
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Many herbs are applied topically to the skin in a variety of forms. Essential oil extracts can be applied to the skin, usually ... comfrey, herbs containing certain flavonoids, germander, guar gum, liquorice root, and pennyroyal. Examples of herbs where a ... Although phytotherapy may apply modern standards of effectiveness testing to herbs and medicines derived from natural sources, ...
Many herbs are applied topically to the skin in a variety of forms. Essential oil extracts can be applied to the skin, usually ... comfrey, herbs containing certain flavonoids, germander, guar gum, liquorice root, and pennyroyal. Examples of herbs where ... Although herbalism may apply modern standards of effectiveness testing to herbs and medicines derived from natural sources, few ... Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. By using this site, ...
Nitrogen fertilizers may be oxidised to nitrous oxide, especially if fertilizer is applied in excess, or when plants are ... Climate-friendly gardeners may use deep-rooted plants such as comfrey to bring nutrients closer to the surface topsoil, but ... Using synthetic nitrogen fertilizer, for example "weed and feed" on lawns, especially if it is applied when plants are not ... Creating homemade liquid feed by putting the leaves of plants such as comfrey under water, with the unintended consequence that ...
Tagetes minuta is claimed to be effective against couch and ground elder, whilst a border of comfrey is also said to act as a ... Soil-borne herbicides are applied to the soil and are taken up by the roots of the target plant. Pre-emergent herbicides are ... Systemic herbicides are foliar-applied and move through the plant where they destroy a greater amount of tissue. Glyphosate is ... Ross, Merrill A.; Lembi, Carole A. (2008). Applied Weed Science: Including the Ecology and Management of Invasive Plants. ...
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"Comfrey". Drugs.com. 3 January 2018. Retrieved 5 January 2018.. *^ "Lobelia". Drugs.com. 3 January 2018. Retrieved 5 January ... Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. By using this site, ... Comfrey, which contains alkaloids which may be harmful to the liver from chronic use, and particularly is not recommended ... The deadly foxglove, for example, can be mistaken for the much more benign (but still relatively toxic to the liver) comfrey. ...
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Magickal Herbalism: Comfrey Root - Triple Moon Alchemy
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Comfrey, An All-Time Favorite Herb for Burns and Wounds - Breast Cancer Authority
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Is Comfrey Edible?
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Comfrey: The Livestock Feeder, Soil Builder & Plant Disease Stopper
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Rosacea Natural Treatments: Home Remedies, Essential Oils, and More
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Comfrey Root Powder
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7 Magical Home Remedies For Cuts - Natural Treatments & Cures | Herbal Supplements
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Comfrey: Uses, Risks, and Takeaways
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Will comfrey oil implode my liver?
Basically i order comfrey oil off the net to use on my shins as well as a few sprains Ive accumulated through training. Now, ... Never apply comfrey to broken skin.. Use only small amounts of comfrey-containing creams for no longer than 10 days at a time. ... Will comfrey oil implode my liver? Basically i order comfrey oil off the net to use on my shins as well as a few sprains Ive ... Never take comfrey by mouth. Severe liver poisoning and even death may occur.. When using herb and leaf ointments, creams, and ...
Comfrey | Grand Strand Health
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Genotoxicity - Wikipedia
The researchers discovered in the end that the "comfrey is mutagenic in liver, and PA contained in comfrey appear to be ... Chen, Tao (January 2010). "Genotoxicity of Pyrrolizidine". Applied Toxicology. doi:10.1002/jat.1504. Retrieved 2013-04-04. Mei ... Comfrey is an example of a plant species that contains fourteen different PAs. The active metabolites interact with DNA to ... Nan (2010). "Metabolism, Genotoxicity, and Carcinogenicity of Comfrey". Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health. 13: 509 ...
Comfrey Ingredient: GaiaHerbs.com
In uses for the skin, comfrey is an all star.* One of the chemicals found in comfrey, allantoin, has been very well researched ... Comfrey. We are still researching and writing the content for this herb entry in our Herb Reference Guide. Thanks for your ... Native to Europe and Asia, Comfrey has become naturalized in much of North America. Its in the borage family of plants and has ... One of the common names for comfrey was "knitbone" and it has also found its way into various preparations for the assistance ...
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Essential oil (diluted) is applied topically for relief of toothaches. COMFREY. (KNITBONE). Source: Leaves, roots. Content: ... Can be irritating directly applied to skin. MYRRH Source: Resin from stems. Content: Acetic acid, essential oils, formic acid, ... Good for pain when applied topically. Enhances the effect for other herbs. CEDAR. Source: Leaves, tops. Content: Borneal, ...
What Is Comfrey Root Extract? | LIVESTRONG.COM
Comfrey grows natively in Europe and western Asia, and the roots and leaves are used in medicinal preparations. You might use ... To apply comfrey to affected skin areas, simmer 3 ½ ounces of fresh or dried peeled root in 1 pint of water for 10 or 15 ... A 2004 double-blind study of 142 people suffering from ankle sprains found that applying comfrey root extract cream helped to ... Herbalists also used creams made from comfrey root to apply topically to wounds, sprains or strains, bruises and varicose veins ...
18 Best Home Remedies for Bruises | Organic Facts
Comfrey leaves can be ground to form a paste that can be applied at the bruised region of cuts or wounds. Use of comfrey is ... Prepare an herbal tea from hops, comfrey, or white oak bark. This can then be applied to the bruised area. ... Grind a small amount of black coffee and apply it over the cut. Cover the area with a bandage. This will heal the wound in few ... Steep some mullein flowers in olive oil and apply it to the affected area. This will result in early or rapid recovery of ...
8 Impressive Benefits of Comfrey | Organic Facts
Comfrey has the ability to reduce pain, avoid inflammation, boost the immune & respiratory system, promote health & growth, ... Health Benefits of Comfrey. Health benefits of this beautiful flowering plant include:. Wound Healing. When you apply comfrey ... What is Comfrey?. Comfrey is actually a broader genus scientifically known as Symphytum, which is used extensively in herbal ... applying comfrey salves and lotions to those areas can quickly soothe that pain. Analgesic qualities in herbs are particularly ...
Herbal Medicine: Varicose Veins
Comfrey tincture 10 ml Total 100 ml Apply liberally as needed to ease irritation and discomfort (rose water may be added to the ... Emollient/Demulcents (Comfrey) *Vulneraries (Comfrey) *Anti-inflammatories (Horsechestnut) Broader Context of Treatment. Life- ... It can be used as a bath oil and applied very gently over the area of the affected veins. Massage can be used above the ... Similar guidelines apply for varicosity as for pathologies already described. The main insight is the avoidance of postures or ...
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Varicose Veins - Healthy.net
Comfrey tincture 10 ml. Total 100 ml. Apply liberally as needed to ease irritation and discomfort. (rose water may be added to ... It can be used as a bath oil and applied very gently over the area of the affected veins. Massage can be used above the ... Similar guidelines apply for varicosity as for pathologies already described. The main insight is the avoidance of postures or ...
Benefits of Comfrey Cream
Learn all about the herbal cream known as comfrey cream and the benefits of using it. Explore its potential for easing the pain ... Never apply comfrey cream to broken skin or open wounds. Dont take it If you have liver disease, cancer, or are taking any ... Also known as comfrey ointment, salve, or gel, its said to reduce inflammation and alleviate pain when applied topically (i.e ... Since these toxic substances can be absorbed through the skin, theres concern about the safety of comfrey cream applied to the ...
Topical Herbs for Skin Problems - Health and Wellness - Mother Earth Living
Note: Comfrey is for external use only.. Cuts and scrapes: Apply a comfrey salve to minor cuts and wounds daily to promote ... Comfrey (Symphytum officinale). Comfrey leaves and roots are rich in allantoin, a compound that stimulates the creation of ... Comfrey Sitz Bath Recipe. • Cooling Witch Hazel Spray Recipe. Topical Herbs for Skin Problems. Peruse the aisles of any ... Diaper rash: Apply calendula salve after every diaper change.. Cayenne (Capsicum annuum). Spicy hot cayenne peppers contain ...
Symphytum officinale Comfrey, Common comfrey PFAF Plant Database
Simply layer the wilted leaves at the bottom of the potato trench or apply them as a mulch in no-dig gardens. A liquid feed can ... Ground Cover Comfrey, Comfrey. Perennial. 0.4. 3-9 F. LMH. FS. M. 0. 0. 3. ... Comfrey is a commonly used herbal medicine with a long and proven history in the treatment of various complaints. The root and ... Richo Cech of Horizon Herbs, says in his book "Making Plant Medicine" p 127-8 that comfrey should not be used in pregnancy as ...
Comfrey Health Benefits | LIVESTRONG.COM
Comfrey is a perennial shrub that is native to Europe, and its roots and leaves are sold as ointments, compounds oils, creams, ... When comfrey is used on open wound or applied excessively, it can build up in the body and become toxic. As such, UMM states ... As such, oral use of comfrey has been banned in North America and the UK and comfrey is currently only sold for topical ... Topical use of comfrey is generally considered safe, however substances called pyrrolizine alkaloids are found in comfrey and ...
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... comfrey) includes drug pictures, side effects, drug interactions, directions for use, symptoms of overdose, and what to avoid. ... Comfrey may have been applied to the skin in a specific preparation to treat some of these conditions. ... Comfrey is considered likely unsafe to use during pregnancy. The chemicals contained in comfrey may cause birth defects. Do not ... Although not all side effects are known, comfrey is thought to be possibly safe when applied to unbroken skin for less than 10 ...
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- It is known as 'the Miracle Herb', and it is unfortunate that the drug companies have, in my opinion, closed off the 'research' into the herb Comfrey, Symphytum officinale, which has resulted in Comfrey being banned just about everywhere in the world. (breastcanceryogablog.com)
- My homemade Comfrey Leaf Fritters made from tuberous comfrey (Symphytum tuberosum). (monicawilde.com)
- I only eat common comfrey , Symphytum officinale ( leaf not root ) which rarely contains echimidine and tuberous comfrey ( Symphytum tuberosum ) which has less than 0.02% PAs. (monicawilde.com)
- Up until now (2018), Common comfrey leaf Symphytum officinale has been allowed in over-the-counter preparations in the USA, UK, Canada, Germany. (monicawilde.com)
- Echimidine, considered to be the most toxic of the PAs found in comfrey (Brauchli-Theotokis 1987), is rarely found in most samples of common comfrey ( Symphytum officinale L.) (Couet et al. (monicawilde.com)
- This may be due to the ability of common comfrey to hybridise with prickly comfrey creating a hybrid called Russian comfrey ( Symphytum x uplandicum ). (monicawilde.com)
- Comfrey Comfrey salves, ointments and oils are best know for the topical treatment of burns, skin alterations and just about any skin irritation. (breastcanceryogablog.com)
- Comfrey works so fast that many herbalists will add antibacterial herb s such as other antibacterial herbs to comfrey salves, creams and oils to prevent sealing bacteria inside a fast healing wound. (breastcanceryogablog.com)
- It isn't eaten a lot, as it has a slightly hairy, rough texture as the leaves age, but the young leaves and buds are very tender and delicious in recipes such as Comfrey Leaf Lemonade Fritters . (monicawilde.com)
- Due to this, medicinal or food products for internal use containing comfrey root , are restricted in many countries, with a few also restricting comfrey leaf , although it contains far fewer alkaloids. (monicawilde.com)
- Many healing effects of comfrey are attributable to allantoin, a compound shown to speed cell production both inside and outside the body. (breastcanceryogablog.com)
- It is also used in cosmetics because comfrey contains substances that help skin regrow, including allantoin, rosmarinic acid and tannins. (monicawilde.com)
- Common comfrey is a wild-growing herb that has a long tradition as both an edible and a medicinal species. (monicawilde.com)
- In the case of some species of comfrey, a particular PA called echimidine has caused special concern as it is toxic to the liver in animals. (monicawilde.com)
- There are several species of comfrey plant. (monicawilde.com)
- Due to the concerns about PAs, it is important to be able to identify the different comfrey species and it is not easy to tell them apart - except for the tuberous comfrey. (monicawilde.com)
- Comfrey leaves are of great value as an external remedy, both in the form of poultice, for sprains, swellings and bruises, and for severe cuts, burns and rashes. (breastcanceryogablog.com)
- Scrapes, cuts, bites, burns, rashes and sores are among the many conditions that can adversely affect the skin, and for virtually all of them, there is the comfrey plant. (breastcanceryogablog.com)
- Comfrey (Symphytum officinale) has been studied for its medicinal power. (emaxhealth.com)
- Comfrey cream is a natural substance made from Symphytum officinale , an herb in the borage family. (verywellhealth.com)
- Symphytum officinale is the scientific name for comfrey. (livestrong.com)
- The botanical name for comfrey is symphytum officinale , and some of its common names are bruisewort, healing herb, blackwort and nipbone. (wisegeek.com)
- The industrially most important PA-containing plant is Symphytum officinale (common comfrey). (ovid.com)
- Comfrey (Symphytum officinale) is a perennial herb with broad, hairy leaves and small pinky-purple, blue or white bell-shaped flowers. (baseformula.com)
- Comfrey (Symphytum officinale or Symphytum x uplandicum), has a long history of medicinal use. (houzz.com)
- Comfrey ( Symphytum officinale ) is sometimes used on the skin to treat wounds and reduce inflammation from sprains and broken bones. (memhc.org)
- The comfrey plant, Symphytum officinale, is a member of the borage family and has been called knitbone, bruise-wort, wound wort, healing herb and slippery root. (proliberty.com)
- It is assumed that this form of comfrey is a cross between the European comfrey, symphytum officinale, and comfrey from the Caucasus mountains, symphytum asperrium. (proliberty.com)
- Sometimes called knitbone or All Heal, comfrey ( Symphytum officinale L.) has been used for centuries to support bone, wound and lung healing, and at one time was recommended as a tea to soothe digestive issues . (mommypotamus.com)
- Botanical Name: Symphytum officinale Part used: Root Uses: Comfrey is thought to be effective for upset stomach, ulcers and diarrhea. (stakich.com)
- The active ingredient is a liquid extract of comfrey root (Symphytum officinale). (naturesbest.co.uk)
- Several topical products containing comfrey root extract are available to purchase online . (medicalnewstoday.com)
- Therefore, we applied different approaches to further characterize a comfrey root extract (65% ethanol). (gsajournals.org)
- The phenolic profile of comfrey root sample was characterized by HPLC-DAD-QTOF-MS/MS. Rosmarinic acid was identified as main phenolic constituent (7.55 mg/g extract). (gsajournals.org)
- Comfrey root extract exhibited significant antioxidant activities when compared to known antioxidants. (gsajournals.org)
- What Is Comfrey Root Extract? (livestrong.com)
- Comfrey root extract is sometimes used topically to help treat pain, broken bones and other medical problems. (livestrong.com)
- You might use topical remedies containing comfrey root extract to treat sprains, bruises, wounds, broken bones and more. (livestrong.com)
- Today, you may use topical or oral remedies containing comfrey root extract for many of the same traditional purposes. (livestrong.com)
- Although these are the proposed uses for comfrey root extract, you should talk with your health care provider before using comfrey herbal remedies. (livestrong.com)
- You can also use ointments or creams containing 25-percent comfrey root extract. (livestrong.com)
- This is why comfrey root extract isn't recommended for internal remedies. (livestrong.com)
- A 2004 double-blind study of 142 people suffering from ankle sprains found that applying comfrey root extract cream helped to reduce healing time, pain and swelling over the course of eight days, compared to placebo, says the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. (livestrong.com)
- Another double-blind clinical trial published in 2009 found that comfrey root extract ointment helped to treat acute back pain, according to the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. (livestrong.com)
- A three-week-long, double-blind study of 220 people published in 2006 also found that comfrey root extract ointment relieved symptoms related to osteoarthritis of the knee, compared to placebo. (livestrong.com)
- A 2007 study of mice indicated that comfrey root extract had antiproliferative actions in hepatic cancer cells. (livestrong.com)
- Several cases published in 1999 reported that people developed dangerous liver problems or liver disease after taking comfrey root extract capsules or teas, says the University of Michigan Health System. (livestrong.com)
- Even short-term internal use of comfrey root extract can cause liver failure, even leading to the need for a liver transplant. (livestrong.com)
- However, a later study (published in Osteoarthritis Cartilage in 2012) found some evidence that a topical comfrey cream containing comfrey extract reduced pain, but had no effect on markers of inflammation or cartilage breakdown over 12 weeks of treatment. (verywellhealth.com)
- Researchers assigned the children to treatment with a cream containing either 10 percent comfrey extract or 1 percent comfrey extract. (verywellhealth.com)
- In those given the cream with the higher concentration of comfrey extract, a 50 percent healing rate was reached 0.9 days earlier (compared to those given the lower dose of comfrey). (verywellhealth.com)
- The study, which was published in the July 2010 issue, concluded that there was a significant difference between the comfrey extract and placebo group regarding pain intensity. (livestrong.com)
- In fact, the comfrey extract caused a 95.2 percent decrease in perceived pain during standard movements and it produced the pain-relieving effects rapidly. (livestrong.com)
- Herbal pastes, cosmetic creams and moisturizing lotions contain Comfrey leaf extract because of its medicinal value. (naturalremedies.org)
- Comfrey extract is a liquid solvent in which the principal medicinal properties of comfrey are soluble. (wisegeek.com)
- Any part of the comfrey plant can be employed in the making of the extract, but it almost always is the fresh or dried root that is used. (wisegeek.com)
- There also are a variety of liquids that can be used to make comfrey extract, but alcohol generally is the chosen solvent. (wisegeek.com)
- Bronchitis, coughs, dysentery, diarrhea and bone fractures are some of the health problems that are alleviated by taking comfrey extract. (wisegeek.com)
- Toxicity has been noted in some individuals who ingested comfrey extract regularly over a period longer than two weeks. (wisegeek.com)
- Commercially manufactured comfrey extract, like most extracts, are so highly concentrated that the usual dosage is only five to eight drops typically taken in a few ounces of water. (wisegeek.com)
- Comfrey extract can be homemade using the root and an all-natural liquid solvent such as vodka or any grain alcohol or olive oil. (wisegeek.com)
- Generally, a homemade comfrey extract is safer if they are made with all-natural solvents and the organically grown or wild crafted root. (wisegeek.com)
- When applied as an extract externally comfrey may help alleviate back pain, osteoarthritis, sprains and may help to reduce swelling. (aussiehealthproducts.com.au)
- D'Anchise R, Bulitta M, Giannetti B. Comfrey extract ointment in comparison to diclofenac gel in the treatment of acute unilateral ankle sprains. (memhc.org)
- Comfrey is an excellent source of vitamins A and C as well as being one of the few plants that can extract B-12 from the soil. (proliberty.com)
- When applied externally as a powdered extract, or when taken as a drink, it may help promote wound healing and skin regeneration. (xtend-life.com)
- Volunteers had Green Tea extract applied to the skin on their buttocks which was then exposed to solar radiation. (xtend-life.com)
- Nutrient-rich Algae Extract helps moisturize and soften skin, Pro-Vitamin B5 helps nourish damaged skin while botanical extracts of Licorice, Comfrey and Burdock soothe, calm and help decrease sensitivity. (dermalogica.com)
- Comfrey Herbal Extract - Excellent skin healer. (australianbotanics.com)
- Is comfrey root more than toxic pyrrolizidine alkaloids? (gsajournals.org)
- In addition, pyrrolizidine alkaloids were evaluated by HPLC-QQQ-MS/MS and acetylintermedine, acetyllycopsamine and their N-oxides were determined as major pyrrolizidine alkaloids in the comfrey root sample. (gsajournals.org)
- It's considered unsafe, due to the pyrrolizidine alkaloids that comfrey contains. (healthline.com)
- These actions were taken because comfrey contains dangerous levels of toxic pyrrolizidine alkaloids and its use has led to severe liver injury and death. (grandstrandmed.com)
- As noted above, comfrey contains substances called pyrrolizidine alkaloids that are both toxic to the liver and carcinogenic. (grandstrandmed.com)
- Unfortunately, comfrey root also contains large amounts of pyrrolizidine alkaloids, which are toxic and can cause serious liver damage or even death. (livestrong.com)
- The pyrrolizidine alkaloids contained in comfrey root can seriously harm your liver and may be carcinogenic. (livestrong.com)
- Although you're most at risk for liver damage when you take comfrey root remedies orally, topical applications may also be dangerous because you can absorb pyrrolizidine alkaloids through your skin. (livestrong.com)
- Therefore, you shouldn't use comfrey extracts before first talking with a health care professional, or use extracts containing more than 100 mcg of pyrrolizidine alkaloids in each daily dose. (livestrong.com)
- Comfrey contains pyrrolizidine alkaloids, substances that can cause liver damage, cancer, and even death, so it should be never be taken by mouth. (verywellhealth.com)
- Comfrey contains pyrrolizidine alkaloids which may cause serious illness or death. (vitasprings.com)
- Comfrey oil should only be used for external application as it contains chemicals called pyrrolizidine alkaloids, that in large quantities, can damage the liver. (baseformula.com)
- The reason is that Comfrey contains pyrrolizidine alkaloids these are toxic substances. (houzz.com)
- The arguments generally used were related to pyrrolizidine alkaloids, not Comfrey itself, and their theme was that pyrrolizidine alkaloids should be entirely eliminated from human diet and human medicine. (houzz.com)
- The problem with comfrey is that every plant contains varying levels of several kinds of pyrrolizidine alkaloids, or PAs. (mommypotamus.com)
- comfrey contains pyrrolizidine alkaloids (PAs), which can cause liver problems in large quantities. (dogsnaturallymagazine.com)
- On July 6, 2001 the FDA issued a letter to communicate their concern about the marketing of dietary supplements that contain the herbal ingredient comfrey - Symphytum officionale (common comfrey), S. asperum (prickly comfrey), and S. x uplandicum (Russian comfrey). (digitalnaturopath.com)
- Use only products made from leaves of common comfrey. (memhc.org)
- In addition, some herbalists argue that the risks have not been properly assessed because there are several kinds of comfrey - common comfrey ( S. officianale ), prickly comfrey ( Symphytum asperum ) and Russian comfrey ( S. uplandicum ) - and it's unclear which one was consumed in the cases that reported negative effects. (mommypotamus.com)
- Three plant species in the genus Symphytum are medicinally relevant and include wild or common comfrey, prickly or rough comfrey, and Caucasian, Quaker, Russian, or blue comfrey. (queenshealthemporium.com)
- You can do the same with creams of comfrey available in the market. (ayurvediccure.com)
- A study reported in Phytotherapy Research also suggests that creams containing comfrey root can help relieve upper and lower back pain. (healthline.com)
- Use only small amounts of comfrey-containing creams for no longer than 10 days at a time. (bullshido.net)
- In a recent, well-designed trial, two concentrations of comfrey creams were evaluated for the treatment of fresh abrasions among 278 patients (almost a quarter of whom were under age 20). (grandstrandmed.com)
- Comfrey is a perennial shrub that is native to Europe, and its roots and leaves are sold as ointments, compounds oils, creams, compresses and leaf extracts for a variety of medicinal purposes. (livestrong.com)
- Comfrey is no longer sold in the U.S., except in creams or ointments. (memhc.org)
- Oral comfrey products have been banned in the U.S. and many European countries, but you can still find creams and ointments for the skin. (memhc.org)
- Comfrey ointments (containing 5 to 20% comfrey), creams, poultices, and liniments are made from the fresh or dried herb, leaf, or root of comfrey species. (memhc.org)
- DO NOT put creams or ointments with comfrey on a child's skin. (memhc.org)
- Use only small amounts of creams with comfrey for no longer than 10 days at a time. (memhc.org)
- You should not use some herbs that have also been known to cause liver problems, such as kava, skullcap, and valerian, while using comfrey ointments or creams. (memhc.org)
- Research has shown that applying comfrey creams to the skin reduces inflammation and pain from sprains, muscle injuries, and dental procedures. (queenshealthemporium.com)
- What makes our cream truly different from other comfrey-based creams however, is its use in clinical studies, where it has been shown to successfully target joint pain. (naturesbest.co.uk)
- Thyme Heal's Comfrey Ointment is a heavier preparation than our creams. (thymeheal.co.nz)
- Comfrey root preparations are used for the external treatment of joint distortions and myalgia, due to its analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties. (gsajournals.org)
- Medical studies show comfrey to have powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties and that the plant is beneficial in wound and burn healing. (emaxhealth.com)
- In a similar way as the analgesic substances in comfrey, the various organic compounds, like saponins and tannins, also serve as anti- inflammatory components of this powerful herb. (organicfacts.net)
- Due to its analgesic and anti- inflammatory properties, Comfrey is used in medicines for sprains, joint stiffness, pain in the joints or muscles and edema. (naturalremedies.org)
- The anti-inflammatory properties of comfrey are included in a somewhat long list of medicinal properties of this perennial herb. (wisegeek.com)
- Comfrey Oil is known for its healing, anti-inflammatory and analgesic effects. (baseformula.com)
- Tamanu Oil is well studied for its anti-inflammatory skin healing properties especially when applied immediately to burns and sun damage. (xtend-life.com)
- Lavender and red clover have anti-inflammatory actions, while comfrey root has the ability to stimulate cell proliferation by virtue of muco-polysaccharides. (truthinaging.com)
- Comfrey may have anti-inflammatory effects. (queenshealthemporium.com)
- Rosmarinic acid and other compounds in comfrey also deliver the anti-inflammatory and pain relieving properties that make it so effective in managing joint pain. (dogsnaturallymagazine.com)
- Diaper rash: Apply calendula salve after every diaper change. (motherearthliving.com)
- These DIY products require fresh herbs like fennel seeds which Tamika says are great for deep cleansing your pores, calendula which soothes your skin, burdock root which is good if you have eczema or psoriasis and comfrey which is known to reduce the signs of aging. (livewellnetwork.com)
- Calendula and comfrey have skin-softening properties. (becomegorgeous.com)
- It was then she explained she had crawled almost a mile home, and administered first aid on herself using a comfrey poultice and ice until help arrived. (emaxhealth.com)
- To use the leaves as a poultice just crush them and apply to the wound. (digitalnaturopath.com)
- A comfrey poultice is an ancient remedy for broken bones and bruises. (lovetoknow.com)
- Another herb that's very good for this condition is comfrey, making a poultice of comfrey leaves. (thebody.com)
- One of the common names for comfrey was "knitbone" and it has also found its way into various preparations for the assistance in the recovery from stress to bones, tendons and joints. (gaiaherbs.com)
- Historically, herbalists used oral and topical remedies containing comfrey root to promote the healing of bones, earning the herb the Latin name Symphytum, meaning "drawing together," and the common names knitbone and boneset. (livestrong.com)
- Comfrey is commonly known as knitbone and for good reason. (your-cup-of-tea.com)
- The homeopathic remedy Symphytum, or Comfrey, has been known for centuries as Knitbone. (medicalgeek.com)
- Herbalists have long used comfrey, or Knitbone. (medicalgeek.com)
- A 2013 review found some scientific evidence to suggest that the topical administration of comfrey root may help treat bruises, pain, and swelling. (medicalnewstoday.com)
- Our comfrey root powder is ground from organically cultivated roots. (mountainroseherbs.com)
- Up to date, key activity-determining constituents of comfrey root extracts have not been completely elucidated. (gsajournals.org)
- Moreover, trimers and tetramers of caffeic acid (isomers of salvianolic acid A, B and C) were identified and quantified for the first time in comfrey root. (gsajournals.org)
- Thus, comfrey root is an important source of phenolic compounds endowed with antioxidant activity which may contribute to the overall bioactivity of Symphytum preparations. (gsajournals.org)
- The root and leaves of the comfrey plant have been used in traditional medicine in many parts of the world. (healthline.com)
- You can also drink dried comfrey root and leaves as tea. (healthline.com)
- Comfrey root contains some toxic substances that pose serious health risks, however, so you should talk with your doctor before using any remedy containing this herb. (livestrong.com)
- People also took the root orally to treat lung problems, stomach ulcers and other gastrointestinal problems, and an eyewash made from comfrey was used to treat eye problems and irritations, notes the University of Michigan Health System. (livestrong.com)
- To apply comfrey to affected skin areas, simmer 3 ½ ounces of fresh or dried peeled root in 1 pint of water for 10 or 15 minutes and soak a cloth in the liquid, says the University of Michigan Health System. (livestrong.com)
- None of these studies and clinical trials prove that comfrey root is safe and effective for treating any medical condition, so be sure to consult your physician before using comfrey remedies. (livestrong.com)
- In fact, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ordered that all supplements containing comfrey root be pulled from store shelves due to the liver toxicity risks. (livestrong.com)
- Comfrey leaves usually applied externally, while comfrey root decoctions are used internally. (digitalnaturopath.com)
- We have yet to see a study proving a direct association between the limited medicinal ingestion of comfrey root and the development of liver disease. (proliberty.com)
- Despite the lack of independent studies proving that limited ingestion of comfrey root damages the liver, comfrey has been banned for sale in many countries including Canada, Australia and Japan. (proliberty.com)
- Comfrey root has incredible healing power. (proliberty.com)
- The root is a power house of healing energy that, when applied to a wound, makes blood coagulate which stops bleeding. (proliberty.com)
- I just kept sprinkling comfrey root powder over the mini-gusher of blood until only drips persisted within minutes of the accident. (proliberty.com)
- Im a soap maker and I make a comfrey soap that I love, but I use the root. (blogspot.com)
- I was wondering if you could tell me a way to grind this root to make comfrey root powder. (blogspot.com)
- Hey Lisa, I've run in to similar problems with Comfrey root, and others (like Kava, or Wild Yam). (blogspot.com)
- A combination of comfrey root, white oak bark, and slippery elm bark makes a very good cleanser. (newsmax.com)
- To use externally the plant can be dried into a powder then water is added until it makes a thick gel-like paste and applied immediately for the most benefit. (emaxhealth.com)
- The astringency is best applied externally. (healthy.net)
- Comfrey may be used externally to speed wound healing and guard against scar tissue . (digitalnaturopath.com)
- Our results may contribute to the more realistic toxicological assessment of externally applied PA-containing products. (ovid.com)
- Apply externally at least six times a day or as needed. (vitasprings.com)
- Historically, comfrey was mostly used externally until the early 1800s. (proliberty.com)
- Although it has been traditionally used both externally and internally, recent documentation of serious liver damage from drinking comfrey tea has prompted many herbalists to stop recommending the internal use of comfrey. (mommypotamus.com)
- Herbal Medicine for Muscle Pain -- Commonly used herbs, including arnica, comfrey, and ginger are all applied externally. (howstuffworks.com)
- According to the same research review , results also suggested that comfrey can help treat osteoarthritis, as well as some injuries, such as ankle sprains. (healthline.com)
- You may not have heard of comfrey but long before there were available care clinics and doctor's offices on every corner the American Indians and pioneers used this natural plant to heal broken bones, sprains, and soft tissue injuries. (emaxhealth.com)
- Comfrey can be used in veterinary medicine to treat parasites and heal bones and sprains. (emaxhealth.com)
- Basically i order comfrey oil off the net to use on my shins as well as a few sprains I've accumulated through training. (bullshido.net)
- Comfrey cream is typically used as a topical herbal remedy for painful muscle and joint conditions, such as low back pain, osteoarthritis, and sprains. (verywellhealth.com)
- Several studies show that comfrey cream may be helpful in the treatment of ankle sprains. (verywellhealth.com)
- Ointments and poultices made from Comfrey leaves can be applied to sprains, cuts, rashes and boils. (naturalremedies.org)
- Hot fomentations wrung out of the strong tea can be applied relieve the discomfort of severe bruises, swellings, sprains and fractures. (wisegeek.com)
- Comfrey ointments have been used to heal bruises as well as pulled muscles and ligaments, fractures, sprains, strains, and osteoarthritis. (memhc.org)
- Research has shown that comfrey applied to the skin decreases inflammation and pain associated with sprains and muscle injuries. (queenshealthemporium.com)
- Our Comfrey cream is a medicinal product for the symptomatic treatment of joint pains, sprains, inflammation, and strains associated with restricted joint mobility. (naturesbest.co.uk)
- Comfrey is an approved medicine in Germany today for treating bruises, sprains and joint problems and it has been shown to be as effective, if not better than, pharmaceutical pain relief. (thymeheal.co.nz)
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- Chamomile essential oil can be diluted and applied, too. (healthline.com)
- You can also make chamomile tea, wait for it to cool, and apply as a skin wash or compress. (healthline.com)
- and comfrey, yarrow and chamomile extracts soothe and hydrate. (shopstyle.com)
- Try 10ml Infused Comfrey Oil, 10ml Evening Primrose Oil, 30ml Olive Oil, 2 drops German Chamomile essential oil, 2 Patchouli, 4 Lavender and 4 Geranium. (baseformula.com)
- Mix 10ml Infused Comfrey Oil, 6 teaspoons Aloe Vera & Seaweed Gel, 10ml Jojoba Oil, 2 drops Spearmint essential oil, 2 German Chamomile and 6 Lavender. (baseformula.com)
- For inflammation and hot pain blend a soothing balm with 6 teaspoons Aloe Vera & Seaweed Gel, 20ml Infused Comfrey Oil, 2 drops Eucalyptus essential oil, 2 German Chamomile, 4 Clary Sage, 4 Marjoram and 10 Lavender. (baseformula.com)
- Prepare an herbal tea from hops, comfrey, or white oak bark. (organicfacts.net)
- Comfrey is actually a broader genus scientifically known as Symphytum, which is used extensively in herbal medicine . (organicfacts.net)
- Comfrey is a commonly used herbal medicine with a long and proven history in the treatment of various complaints. (pfaf.org)
- Comfrey is often sold as an herbal supplement. (emedicinehealth.com)
- Avoid using comfrey together with other herbal/health supplements that can also harm the liver. (emedicinehealth.com)
- Other drugs may interact with comfrey, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins , and herbal products. (emedicinehealth.com)
- Comfrey is an herbal plant whose parts are used to manufacture various medicines. (naturalremedies.org)
- The herbal tea benefits of comfrey are versatile , as you will soon learn. (your-cup-of-tea.com)
- A number of important issues are embodied in the Comfrey dilemma, issues which have much broader implications for herbal medicine. (houzz.com)
- The FDA and the American Herbal Products Association warns that comfrey is for external use only and should not be applied to an open wound. (proliberty.com)
- Make a warm herbal solution by pouring 2 cups of boiling water over 30 grams of dried comfrey leaves or 60 grams of fresh leaves. (besthealthmag.ca)
- In addition to this a quarter of golden seal can also be applied to this herbal mix. (sooperarticles.com)
- External use of comfrey is still considered safe, though, so comfrey shouldn't be thrown out of your herbal toolkit altogether. (mommypotamus.com)
- This summary of a Cochrane review presents what we know from research about the effects of herbal therapies applied to the skin in people with osteoarthritis. (cochrane.org)
- Herbal home remedy for bursitis - Make a mixture of comfrey, alfalfa and chaparral diminish the soreness and reduces the inflammation. (online-vitamins-guide.com)
- The Symphytum genus contains about 35 species, all of which can be used interchangeably, although pyrrolizidine alkaloid content varies between species and are highest in Russian comfrey ( S. x uplandicum ) and prickly comfrey or ( S. asperum ). (mountainroseherbs.com)
- Black henbane is in the Solanaceae family and prickly comfrey is in the Boraginaceae family. (ca.gov)
- Comfrey grows natively in Europe and western Asia, and the roots and leaves are used in medicinal preparations. (livestrong.com)
- Comfrey consists of chemicals and constituents with medicinal properties. (naturalremedies.org)
- Comfrey roots and leaves have long been used for medicinal purposes in teas, tinctures, ointments and compresses, although internal consumption is now discouraged due to its potentially toxic effects on the liver. (baseformula.com)
- Although comfrey is a medicinal plant, it is also grown to feed animals since it is considered the fastest builder of vegetable protein. (proliberty.com)
- If you cannot find comfrey, go to a greenhouse that specializes in medicinal plants. (preparedsociety.com)
- Arnica may be applied to the skin to help reduce bruising. (aussiehealthproducts.com.au)
- Botanical Name: Arnica montana Part used: Flower Uses: Arnica is often applied to the skin to treat pain associated with external bruising and swelling. (stakich.com)
- Pain (higher scores mean more severe pain): people who applied Arnica rated their pain to be 3.8 points lower (10.1 points lower to 2.5 points higher) than people who applied ibuprofen. (cochrane.org)
- After 3 weeks of treatment, people who applied Arnica rated their pain to be 40.4 and people who applied ibufrofen rated their pain to be 44.2 on a scale of 0 to 100. (cochrane.org)
- Physical function (lower scores mean better function): people who applied Arnica rated their physical function to be 0.4 points lower (1.75 points lower to 0.95 points higher) than people who applied ibuprofen. (cochrane.org)
- a greater proportion of people who applied Arnica reported side effects than did those who applied ibuprofen. (cochrane.org)
Properties of comfrey1
Applications of comfrey2
- The benefits of topical applications of comfrey are based primarily on anecdotal evidence, and little research has been done to confirm the efficacy of comfrey for its purported uses. (livestrong.com)
- After numerous successful applications of comfrey while raising livestock, both as food and medicine, Doubleday founded the Henry Doubleday Research Association in England. (proliberty.com)
Take comfrey by mouth2
- Take some honey on a clean gauge and apply it directly to the wound . (ayurvediccure.com)
- Take half an onion and crush it, add to it a little honey and apply it to the wound. (ayurvediccure.com)
- Turmeric is an antiseptic and an antibiotic, so it can be directly applied over the cut or wound. (ayurvediccure.com)
- Then apply it directly to the wound. (ayurvediccure.com)
- Some clinical research supports the claim that comfrey has wound-healing powers. (healthline.com)
- The 10% comfrey cream led to significantly faster wound healing than the reference cream after 2 to 3 days of application. (grandstrandmed.com)
- Finally, a 2007 double-blind study of 278 people with fresh skin abrasions determined that applying a 10-percent concentration comfrey cream increased wound healing speed after just two to three days. (livestrong.com)
- When comfrey is used on open wound or applied excessively, it can build up in the body and become toxic. (livestrong.com)
- Research has shown that using comfrey on the skin improves and speeds up wound healing. (queenshealthemporium.com)
- Further research is needed to fully evaluate the role of comfrey in wound healing. (queenshealthemporium.com)
- Safe to apply-unlike other wound treatments, Corona can be safely applied with no gloves. (valleyvet.com)
- Lynne found that mixing comfrey powder (a coagulant) and pulverized goldenseal (an antiseptic) and applying it to the wound speeded healing. (motherearthnews.com)
- more intriguingly, applying the cut side of a potato to a poisoned or infected wound is said to draw the toxins out almost immediately. (homestead.org)
- Comfrey was historically used orally to treat gastrointestinal illness, bronchitis and peptic ulcers, however comfrey has been found to be toxic to the liver when taken internally, and may cause hepatoxicity. (livestrong.com)
- Comfrey is used as a contact healer for external use , as when taken internally it can cause liver damage. (your-cup-of-tea.com)
- But the homeopaths have found Comfrey s usefulness in broken bones when taken internally. (medicalgeek.com)
- Comfrey was historically recommended internally to support healing when there is a dry cough or connective tissue injury (bone and skin). (mommypotamus.com)
- In a 3-week double-blind study of 220 people with osteoarthritis of the knee, comfrey cream reduced symptoms significantly more than a placebo cream. (grandstrandmed.com)
- Comfrey cream may help treat osteoarthritis of the knee, according to a study published in Phytomedicine in 2007. (verywellhealth.com)
- Comfrey has been used in alternative medicine as a possibly effective aid in treating back pain , osteoarthritis , or tenderness and swelling caused by a sprain injury. (emedicinehealth.com)
- The main form of liver disease seen with comfrey is a blockage of small veins that can lead to liver cirrhosis and eventually liver failure (hepato-occlusive disease). (grandstrandmed.com)
- Oral use of comfrey for as brief a time as 5 to 7 days in a child and 19 to 45 days in adults has resulted in severe liver disease and death. (grandstrandmed.com)
- Although there was no evidence for liver damage in a group of people who regularly consumed comfrey, there are a number of case reports that implicate consumption of comfrey in the development of liver disease. (digitalnaturopath.com)
- DO NOT use comfrey if you have liver disease, alcoholism, or cancer. (memhc.org)
Safety of comfrey due2
- Much debate surrounds the safety of comfrey due to various parts and preparations containing potentially toxic alkaloids. (mountainroseherbs.com)
- However, those are individual occurrences, and no human clinical trials can be done to test the safety of comfrey due to the potential risks. (mommypotamus.com)
- It's possible to be sensitive or allergic to aloe vera, so do a patch test before you apply it to larger areas. (healthline.com)
- Mine is non-greasy (absorbs readily), with witch hazel, aloe vera and comfrey. (jpeterman.com)
- After the bath, apply diluted evening primrose oil or aloe vera cream. (becomegorgeous.com)
Oral comfrey products2
- People who are very active tend to eventually get injuries and if you're a parent you dread the days your children get hurt, but did you know there's a natural plant called comfrey that helps heal bones and sports injuries faster? (emaxhealth.com)
- In fact, cultivation of the plant dates back to around 400 B.C. when Greeks and Romans used comfrey to stop heavy bleeding, treat bronchial problems and heal broken bones. (emaxhealth.com)
- Traditionally, oral or topical use of comfrey was said to help bones heal more rapidly, and this is the origin of its Latin name Symphytum (drawing together). (grandstrandmed.com)
- Reflexology applies pressure to certain reflex points on the feet and hands to help the body heal itself. (howstuffworks.com)
- I have personally used comfrey when on camping and kayaking trips when medical help was not readily available and as a nurse and massage therapist, believe the plant has a place in alternative therapies. (emaxhealth.com)
- I must warn however, that unless you are an experience herbalist and know how to definitively identify the comfrey plant you should only purchase the plant or products from a trusted supplier like Kauai Farmacy in Hawaii. (emaxhealth.com)
- Comfrey is a high-yielding leafy green plant that has been used for centuries as a feed crop for animals and a medicine for humans. (grandstrandmed.com)
- Comfrey is an example of a plant species that contains fourteen different PAs. (wikipedia.org)
- The Comfrey plant is grown in many parts of the world to make medicines and supplements from its leaves and roots. (naturalremedies.org)
- The roots of the Comfrey plant also contain healing qualities. (naturalremedies.org)
- If you want to grow your own comfrey, it is best to plant it in the spring or autumn and let the plant become established. (your-cup-of-tea.com)
- Comfrey is a plant that is used in organic gardening, helping to break down compost and act as a super mulch. (aussiehealthproducts.com.au)
- How do the toxicological studies on Comfrey compare with those for commonly used plant substances? (houzz.com)
- Comfrey preparations are made from the leaves or other parts of the plant grown above the ground. (memhc.org)
- This product is only recommended for topical use, as one of its main ingredients, the materials from a plant called comfrey , may be detrimental to health if consumed or used in suppository form. (wisegeek.com)
- The Comfrey plant is a common plant found growing wild along verge sides in the UK and throughout Europe. (naturesbest.co.uk)
- Margarine can be applied over the bruise. (organicfacts.net)
- These can be applied over the bruise and can cure the bruise within a few days. (organicfacts.net)
- After cooling the bruise for 24 hours, start applying heat to bring more circulation to the area and help clear away the pooled blood. (besthealthmag.ca)
- Soak a gauze pad or a washcloth in the solution and apply it to the bruise for an hour. (besthealthmag.ca)
- Soak a cold compress with witch hazel and apply it to the bruise, soaking the pad again when it begins to dry out. (thisislocallondon.co.uk)
- Alternatively, you can apply mashed parsley or comfrey to the bruise, leaving it there for as long as possible. (thisislocallondon.co.uk)
- Although there is a little scientific evidence to support its use, a person can try applying a vitamin C cream to the affected area to improve healing. (medicalnewstoday.com)
- In a double-blind, placebo-controlled study of 142 people with acute ankle sprain, use of comfrey cream for 8 days significantly enhanced rate of recovery. (grandstrandmed.com)
- 13 In another randomized trial of 379 people with acute back pain, a topical combination of comfrey and methyl nicotinate cream reduced back pain (at rest and with movement), decreased functional impairment, and reduced use of rescue medication compared to methyl nicotinate cream alone or placebo. (grandstrandmed.com)
- 15 The higher concentration cream (10%) contained 10 times more comfrey than the low-concentration cream (considered the reference or placebo cream). (grandstrandmed.com)
- in other words, every 100 grams of cream contains the equivalent of 25 grams of comfrey sap. (grandstrandmed.com)
- Proponents claim that comfrey cream can treat a variety of health conditions and injuries. (verywellhealth.com)
- Comfrey cream could help ease back pain , suggests a 2010 study from the British Journal of Sports Medicine . (verywellhealth.com)
- While studies suggest that comfrey cream may offer some pain-relieving benefits, large-scale clinical trials are needed to confirm these effects. (verywellhealth.com)
- Combine the heavy cream with the grounded comfrey. (hubpages.com)
- Take 40ml Organic Moisturising Cream Base, add 10ml Infused Comfrey Oil, 6 drops Neroli essential oil, 2 Jasmine, 2 Rose, 4 Frankincense and 4 Patchouli. (baseformula.com)
- Comfrey cream has been shown to be fairly helpful in fracture healing. (rockandice.com)