WHEN NOT TO TAKE COMFREY MEDICINAL REMEDIES
What is comfrey used for?
Comfrey (Symphytum officinale) is a widely used emollient vulnerary remedy, with properties to stimulate cell proliferation (It accelerates wound healing time). It is also astringent and antihemorrhagic.
Comfrey has to be used only externally. Its internal use is totally contraindicated.
Recent studies have shown that internal treatments with comfrey can cause serious liver damage and even cancer.
* More information about the side effects of comfrey in the listing above.
Comfrey use in pregnancy, lactation and for children
What contraindications does comfrey present?
More information on comfrey in the listing above.
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