If you’ve ever had a sprained ankle, a black-and-blue bruise, or a sore back, you know how much discomfort these injuries can cause. Even though they’re not life-threatening, they can make you miserable with throbbing pain. This is where Comfrey comes in, as this medicinal plant has healing properties which help in the treatment of bruises and bone injuries.
For millennia, healers used this herb to relieve these aches and pains. Roman soldiers, Chinese and Native American healers all used it to treat wounds. It’s antibacterial, anti-fungal, and anti-inflammatory! Although pharmaceutical drugs eclipsed Comfrey for a while, today there’s a resurgence of interest in this classic herbal remedy.
Listen to This Podcast Episode on Healing Bruises and Bone Injuries Naturally
“The Wisdom of Medicinal Plants: Comfrey”
Today we are putting the plant world front and center again, this never ceasing to amaze interconnected web of life that offers us so much beauty and healing. We are speaking with a Naturopath about a plant that commonly does not get the attention it deserves: Comfrey. How can Comfrey, known as the great mender, provide its amazing properties to you and your body? You’ll find out in this interview!
Host Helge Hellberg in an organic conversation with Dr. Holly Lucille, ND, RN, Naturopathic Doctor, Los Angeles, CA