Medicinal recipes of folk medicine from the roots of the grass comfrey medicinal

A comfrey( a flicker, a bone, a greasy root) is a herbaceous perennial plant, equally popular in scientific and folk medicine because of the medicinal qualities of its roots. The representative of the Burachnikovs has 19 varieties. In Latin it is referred to as "symphytum", which can be translated as "promoting coalescence".Fine honey plant.

  • chemical composition
  • Useful properties
  • Use of pharmaceutical drugs
  • Pharmacy alcoholate comfrey
  • Pharmacy ointment larkspur Dr. Theis
  • Pharmacy extract of comfrey
  • Recipes of traditional medicine
  • Angina
  • airway diseases
  • diseases of the gastrointestinal tract
  • arthropathy
  • Constipation
  • Uterine bleeding
  • Nasal bleeding
  • Pathology of the musculoskeletal system
  • Renal failure
  • Infusion milk
  • Honey mixture
  • When fractures
  • gap ligaments
  • wounds and abscesses
  • Respiratory infections
  • trophic ulcers
  • Tuberculosis
  • Furunculosis
  • Contraindications
  • Harvesting and storage

chemical composition

greatest practical value have comfrey root, used in fresh or dried. They are valuable in the presence of:

  • lasiocarpin;
  • cynoglossin;
  • of allantoin( high concentration);
  • tanning agents;
  • of dicvalic acid;
  • of vitamin B12,
  • of vitamin C;
  • essential oils.
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Useful properties of

Medicines based on the root can effectively fight a variety of difficult to treat ailments.

Important for the treatment of the quality of life:

  • regenerative( allow the restoration of cartilaginous tissues, bones in diseases of different etiology, including osteomyelitis, stop bone tuberculosis);

  • hemostatic( comfrey is equally effective in external and internal bleeding, arising from mechanical stress or as a consequence of the disease);
  • healing( it is possible to restore the epithelium, even internal organs of digestion, respiration, circulation).
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Application of chemist's drugs

Comfrey-based preparations are treated and stop the manifestations:

  • of arthritis,
  • of polyarthritis,
  • of gout,
  • of osteomyelitis,
  • of arthrosis,
  • of rheumatism,
  • of chronic bronchitis,
  • of peptic ulcer of all parts of intestine,
  • of stomach ulcer,
  • skin exposure to high temperatures,
  • periodontal disease,
  • stomatitis,
  • furunculosis,
  • psoriasis,
  • bone tuberculosis,
  • various forms of oncology,
  • respiratory diseases.

It is one of the most effective components in medicinal products for the restoration of hematopoiesis, healing of injuries of soft and hard tissues.

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Pharmacy alcohol tincture of comfrey

Liquid preparation on the basis of ethyl alcohol and root hood extracts.

Areas of application:

  • inflammatory processes in the joints,
  • sprains,
  • dislocations,
  • musculoskeletal system,
  • phantom pains in place of the removed extremities,
  • necrotic processes in tissues,
  • rash,
  • neuralgia.
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Pharmacy Ointment Dr. Tyss Lifewist

Light-green fat-like substance with three main active components: tincture of comfrey, ethanol and vitamin E. Auxiliary substances: corn oil, coniferous perfume, conservatives.

Areas of application:

  • Pain in the joints and other parts of the musculoskeletal system.
  • Injuries, bruises, sprains.
  • Closed fractures.
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Chemist's extract of comfrey

Unlike tinctures, it has an increased concentration of rhizome components, so it is better to use it after consultation with a professional. Extract of a livener includes extract from roots, alcohol, purified water.


  • Compresses for bruises, closed fractures.
  • Food supplement for the intended use.
  • Skin defects( acne, furunculosis - point application).
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Traditional medicine recipes

Comfrey from folk healers has long been valued as a source of effective curative substances from acute and chronic diseases.

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With an angina, infusion is prepared from 10 grams of dry raw material roots and a glass of boiling water. Two tablespoons of the received liquid rinse the mouth and throat three times a day. After the procedure, the infusion is spit.

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Respiratory disease

A large spoonful of dry, finely chopped root is placed in the thermos and filled with a glass of boiling water. The mixture is sealed only after a quarter of an hour, after which a closed clock is held. 6. The filtered liquid is taken 20 milliliters three times a day, 30 minutes before the meal.

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Diseases of the gastrointestinal tract

A tablespoon with the top of the crushed pure root is poured with 2 full glasses of water, after boiling for 5 minutes. For an hour spent infusion filter, take a 100-gramme cup four times a day.

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Diseases of joints

Ointment with root juice. The preparation is prepared from the freshly squeezed out liquid of the recently excavated root and pork baked warm fat, mixing components 1 to 1. After the compounds are combined, the substance is kept for 24 hours, then used as an ointment, applying to painful areas. On top of the treated skin, it is advisable to apply a piece of polyethylene and a warming bandage.

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Prepare a decoction of 1 tablespoon chopped root and 500 milliliters of water. The mixture is boiled for 5 minutes, then insisted. After waiting about an hour, filter, take 4 full tablespoons three times a day.

Learn also about the benefits of chokeberry ash for health in the recipes of folk medicine
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Uterine bleeding

The root is thoroughly ground to obtain 2 teaspoons of the mass, which is then poured300 milliliters of cooled boiled water. The mixture is insisted for 8 hours, after filtering. The solid component is poured into 200 milliliters of steep boiling water and wait 10 minutes, then the liquid is also decanted. Infusions are mixed for half a liter throughout the day, in small portions.

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Nasal bleeding

With regular bleeding, you can use gauze tabs with freshly prepared shavings from a thoroughly cleaned root. The chips can be replaced with fresh juice diluted 1 to 1. With the resulting liquid, soak the gauze tourniquet and place it gently in the bleeding nostril.

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Pathology of the musculoskeletal system

Apply compresses, moistening the dressings with infusion. For infusion in a half liter of freshly boiled water add 3 large tablespoons of dry ground base. The resulting liquid is filtered after half an hour in a closed and wrapped container.

It is more convenient to use an ointment from equal parts of a root powder and a porcine lard. For the best extraction of useful substances from the plant, the mixture is warmed up once for 5 minutes in a water bath. After removing from the fire in the ointment add a little camphor oil.

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Renal failure

Two recipes are used for mixed therapy: 10 days drink milk infusion, as much take a honey mixture.

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Infusion with milk

With a liter of well-heated milk, pour 2 tablespoons of a fine fraction of the root. Keep the mixture in the oven for 4 hours, making sure not to boil. Take three times a day for 75 milliliters, making small sips.

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Honey mix

Combine thoroughly the crushed root with good natural honey in a proportion of 1 to 2. Mix and eat 3 times a day.

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With fractures of

In a glass of water, boil a teaspoon of powdered root, keeping the mixture on low heat for about half an hour. Strain the filtered liquid with a dessert spoon every 2 hours.

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Tear of ligaments

It is most convenient to use compresses first, and after a few days use ointment with camphor. The liquid for compresses is obtained by a half-hour infusion of a large spoon of crushed root in half a liter of hot water. After the infusion, the mixture is filtered.

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Wounds and pustules

Wounds can be sprinkled with powder thoroughly cleaned dry or fresh root. Lesions of pustular skin rashes are useful to wipe with infusion of 1 part of raw materials and 10 parts of hot water. Before filtering the mixture should stand for at least an hour.

Take infusion as in the prescription for sore throats, drinking 2 teaspoons a day.

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Respiratory infections

For firming infusion it is required to pour a glass of clean water into the thermos and add a teaspoon of powdered root. The cold mixture is aged for 7 hours, after filtering. Drink take up to 7 times a day, on a tablespoon.

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Trophic ulcers

If there is no possibility to make an infusion or ointment, use a dry powder moistened with boiled water or grated carefully peeled root. Mass can be imposed on diaper rash, bleeding wounds, burns, bruises.

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A glass of hot milk is poured over a large tablespoon of crushed root. After 10 minutes, the container with the mixture is wrapped and kept at night. Filtered infusion enriched with a spoon of natural honey, fresh home egg and 10 grams of good fat. The resulting emulsion is divided into 3 doses, each serving is drunk 20 minutes before the meal.

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Large unopened foci can be lubricated with ointment from fat and grass powder, mixing in equal parts. The skin can be wiped with any of the infusions based on life and water.

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When using the drug on the basis of comfrey, it is desirable to have knowledge about its capabilities, especially for internal use, as excessive consumption causes intoxication, carcinogenic, myostimulating effect.

Comfrey categorically contraindicated:

  • Women throughout pregnancy.
  • Breastfeeding.
  • Suffering from low blood pressure.
  • Allergies.

Prolonged use of any medical and self-prepared preparations with comfrey in the composition is permissible with the recommendation of a specialist.

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Procurement and storage of

Roots retain their medicinal qualities during harvesting at any time. But the most valuable is the raw material stored in the middle of autumn. From the excavated bush, the remaining foliage and trunk are collected, leaving only thick roots. Selected pieces are cleaned from the ground, then quickly washed in cold water and dried for 10 hours. Black shell should not be removed. Then the rhizomes are divided into fragments and sent to dry in the dryer, stoves with a temperature of not more than 40 degrees.

Well-dried roots are laid out in boxes, shifting with clean paper. If there is no suitable dry storage, then glass clean and dry jars closed with capron clean covers are used as storage containers. Then you have to open the banks once a month for ventilation.

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