Such a valuable herb native to Europe and Asia and later introduced to into America in the 17th century.
It has traditionally been known by the Greeks and Romans for wound healing, respiratory ailments, and widely known potency to heal broken bones. Nicholas Culpeper, a 17th century English herbalist, recommended comfrey for internal and external wounds. The Cherokee tribe also used the herb for its healing properties.
Rich in lysene (amino acid), vitamins, and minerals in calcium, copper, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, protein, vitamin A and C, zinc.
The leaves and root contain allantoin that remarkably promotes healing and regenerates cellular damage promoting new skin growth. Assists in healing eczema and psoriasis.