Symphytum officinale

origin : Croatia


Comfrey Root, with the Latin name of Symphytum officinale, is a perennial herb that features a long deep root, large rough leaves and bell-shaped flowers that range in color from cream to pink.

The leaves of Symphytum officinale are similar in appearance to those found on the garden plant known as foxglove.



  • stomach ailments
  • aids skin repair & healing
  • diarrhea
  • anti inflammatory
  • analgesic



  • cool + moist


Warning: can be potentially poisonous; not recommended for internal use, contraindicated during pregnancy and lactation, in infants, and in patients with liver or kidney disease


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    When using plants medicinally, please check with your licensed healthcare provider. In addition, strongly consider working with a trained herbalist.