• Effective for the healing of bruises, wounds, and chronic skin diseases.
• An excellent remedy for muscle injuries.
• Promotes healing of sprains, aches and pains.

The fresh leaves and roots of the comfrey plant used in all of Sue’s Salves

The fresh leaves and roots of the comfrey plant used in all of Sue’s Salves

comfrey_1COMFREY –Sue’s Salves uses the comfrey root and leaf for maximum healing gained from this wonderful plant. Comfrey’s medical name, Symphytum, comes from the Greek sympho, meaning to unite which describes its action in knitting bones.

Also known as knit-bone, comfrey promotes healing of bruises, wounds, ulcers and sore breasts. The root resembles bone structure thus making comfrey an effective plant for healing bone and muscle injuries. Comfrey is effective as a regenerative tissue healer and easily aids in the healing of burns, eczema, psoriasis, athletes foot, bedsores and aching muscles, wounds and inflammations.

Allantoin is the chemical constituent found in comfrey. It has been shown to promote the growth of new cells, and used topically has been used for thousands of years to heal everything from minor cuts to major wounds. The other main constituents of comfrey are tannins, gum, resins, alkaloids, mucilage, B12 and calcium.

Comfrey growing in Sue's Garden

Comfrey growing in Sue’s Garden