Comfrey Monograph for Foragers

Symphytum officinale Comfrey Boraginaceae family This plant has traditionally been one of the principle remedies in any materia medica. Comfrey is an elegant plant, common to our inland waterways, and one of more than 25 species of coarsely hairy perennials within the genus. The common name Comfrey is derived from the Latin ‘conferva’, (to join…