Comfrey - Knowledgebase Question

Porter, TX
Question by chevvette
June 11, 1998
I am looking for a herb called Comfrey. Where can I get it?


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Answer from NGA
June 11, 1998

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Symphytum officinale, comfrey, is a member of the Borage family, and once considered a medicinal herb when the leaves were made into a tea. Studies have revealed that prolonged use of comfrey can cause liver damage. As a result, the seeds of this plant are extremely difficult to find. Try contacting Abundant Life Seed Foundation, P. O. Box 772, Port Townsend, WA 98368 for a source of comfrey seed.

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