Plant Magazine of Botanical-online September 2017

Natural remedies

Comfrey

(Symphytum officinale L.)

comfrey plant with flowers
Photo of a comfrey plant with flowers

some flowers of comfrey
Closeup photo of some flowers of comfrey

Symphytum officinale L. - (Comfrey)

Vivacious herb from de Boraginaceae family - up to 1.4 m tall. More woody at the top. Born from a large, dark fleshy root.

Erect stems.

Recurring, whole, wrinkled leaves with marked rib and rough hairiness; upper ones, lanceolate; lower ones, larger and more ovato-lanceolate.

Flowers, gathered in terminal tops, pink, white violet or purple. It blooms from June to October

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