Comfrey Leaf

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Dried comfrey leaf (Symphytum officinale) has been used traditionally for various medicinal and cosmetic external purposes such as skin irritations and cosmetic use. . . . read more

Selected Size/Selection: 250g

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Here are several uses for dried comfrey leaf:
  1. Topical Applications for Skin Health:

    • Wound Healing: Comfrey leaf poultices or compresses made from dried leaves can aid in wound healing by promoting cell growth and tissue repair.
    • Bruises and Sprains: Apply a poultice or compress of dried comfrey leaf to bruises, strains, or sprains to help reduce inflammation and accelerate recovery.
    • Minor Burns and Skin Irritations: Comfrey leaf salves or ointments can soothe minor burns, insect bites, rashes, or other skin irritations.
  2. Bone and Joint Support:

    • Muscle and Joint Pain: Create a warm poultice or compress using dried comfrey leaf to alleviate muscle aches, joint pain, or arthritis discomfort.
    • Bone Fractures: Some traditional herbalists recommend using comfrey leaf externally to support bone healing, although scientific evidence supporting this use is limited.
  3. Cosmetic and Skincare Applications:

    • Moisturising Masks: Blend dried comfrey leaf into a powder and mix with honey, yogurt, or aloe vera gel to create a hydrating face mask for dry or irritated skin.
    • Scalp and Hair Health: Infuse dried comfrey leaf into oil (such as olive oil or coconut oil) to make a nourishing hair oil or scalp treatment. It may help moisturise the scalp and promote healthy hair growth.
  4. Herbal Remedies:

    • Herbal Infusions: Steep dried comfrey leaf in hot water to make a soothing herbal tea. While internal use of comfrey is controversial, external application of the tea may provide mild skin benefits.
    • Herbal Baths: Add dried comfrey leaf to a warm bath to create a relaxing and skin-nourishing herbal soak. It can help soothe dry, irritated skin and promote relaxation.
  5. First Aid Preparations:

    • First Aid Kit: Keep dried comfrey leaf on hand as part of your natural first aid kit for minor injuries, bruises, or skin irritations.
    • Emergency Poultice: In outdoor or wilderness settings, dried comfrey leaf can be used to create a makeshift poultice for immediate relief of minor injuries or discomfort.

When using dried comfrey leaf for topical applications, it's essential to avoid applying it to open wounds or broken skin. 

Place of Origin


Botanical Name

Symphytum officinale


Leaf cut


100% Comfrey.
No preservatives, artificial colours, sweeteners or flavours.
Gluten free, dairy free and no added sugar.

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