Symphytum officinale dried leaves. The roots of leaves of the comfrey plant contain chemical substances called allantoin and rosmarinic acid. Allantoin boosts the growth of new skin cells, while rosmarinic acid helps relieve pain and inflammation. Extracts are used to make topical anti-inflammatory ointments, poultice's, creams, or salves.
USES AND PREPARATIONS
Dried leaf as a salve.
Dried leaf and root infused in carrier oil for topical use
Specific: Not for internal use. Do not apply to broken or abraded skin. Do not use when nursing.
General: We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications.
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