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This bell-like perennial plant, with it's varying hues of white, pink, and purple, and blue, is native to Europe but grows well in all temperate climates including North America. It makes its home in moist and marshy land, can be grown straight from seed but is also easy grown by root division which makes our life easier. Growing a herb that requires tons of moisture, in an already extremely humid climate, makes for an interesting venture, let us tell you.
Way, way back in the 1700's Comfrey, was known as Knitbone and was used for mending broken bones. Three hundred years later, we are using it topically to relieve sprains, bruises, wounds, sports injuries, insect bites, skin inflammation, acne, scars, and stiff, aching joints.
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Pain Relief Massage Oil - This blend of arnica and comfrey give your muscles warming relief from strain, pain, and tightness. These oils, coupled with the mentholated properties of peppermint and wintergreen essential oils give the muscles just what they need!
C & A Rub - Comfrey helps in the healing of broken and sprained bones, and also helps heal and prevent scars. Arnica is a potent anti-inflammatory and pain reducer.
Pain Relief Bath - This combination of comfrey leaves, Epson salt, and eucalyptus essential oil will help draw out impurities throughout the body, relieve sore and achy muscles, while calming congestion.
Have you purchased our Comfrey products before? If so, let us know in the comments what you use it for and how it has benefited you.
Disclaimer: These statements have not been approved by the Food and Drug Administration. Unlike Calendula, Comfrey should not be added to your salad or ingested otherwise. We carefully wild-craft our Comfrey products to provide the correct dosage for every day topical use.
Sources: Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine, 3rd Edition, 2016; Comfrey Web MD ; Comfrey Drugs.Com