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Controversial Comfrey. Part 2

Monday, September 19, 2011 11:48 Comments Off

While the war rages over whether comfrey is safe for internal use, the value of its external application is still peerless. Native Americans mix powdered comfrey, powered Oregon grape root and green clay to make a healing, soothing salve (see recipes). Comfrey cream or ointment is soothing and healing for the skin and is especially […]

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Controversial Comfrey. Part 1

Monday, September 19, 2011 11:44 Comments Off

Used as a healing herb before 400 B.C., comfrey has long been regarded by herbalists as the ideal herb, so universally that of the hundreds of herbs used for healing, another name for comfrey is “healing herb.” English herbalists consider comfrey to be the most powerful healing agent in the plant world, and 17th century […]

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