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Common comfrey

Symphytum officinale


Herbaceous, perennial, very hardy plant.


Comfrey (the roots for the most part) has been used in folk medicine as a poultice for treating burns and wounds. Internal consumption is not recommended as it might cause liver damage.

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1 Comment

Meik 9 years ago

added to "medicinal plants"

Meik Meißner
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Meik Meißner

Göttingen, Niedersachsen (Landmasse), Germany

Spotted on Jun 1, 2011
Submitted on Jun 1, 2011

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