comfrey


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leaves make a popular tisane

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Greer would treat them by chopping up comfrey foliage and adding it to their feed bucket and noted this a long-standing practice of good husbandry in England.
Russian comfrey leaves also make an excellent mulch.
Plant comfrey root pieces three feet apart, each way, and forget about them until harvest time.
I like to add comfrey to any salve used for wounds, cuts and burns.
Comfrey is very easily cultivated, is a hardy perennial (zone 3), and generally will survive the first few light frosts, when other plants have been killed.
Comfrey, symphytum species, has long been used to provide a well-balanced liquid feed for organic growers by cutting back foliage laden stems in summer and steeping them in water for a week or two.
To soothe his skin, try using creams containing hemp seed oil, comfrey or chickweed.
World Cup fever's here - and did you know plants like marigolds and herbs like comfrey can cure soccer injuries?
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Application ref: M/FP/0392/12/P Address: 26 Comfrey, Coulby Newham Proposal: Extension of residential curtilage and erection of 1.
She is also trying to help herself by eating comfrey, which grows in the garden of her home and is valued by herbalists as a bone-healing agent.
Start by using the herb comfrey every morning after washing.
MR BROCKLEBANK'S impressively energetic valet Comfrey has requested permission to enter the Liverpool Half Marathon.