Christopher's Original Formulas Comfrey Ointment - 2 oz

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A synergistic blend formulated to help with itching, chapping, minor burns, abrasions, scrapes and bruises.*

Comfrey leaf and extra virgin olive oil in a beeswax base.

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Apply externally as needed or as directed by your health care professional. Refrigerate after opening.

External use only. Consuming this product may cause liver damage. This product contains comfrey. Comfrey contains pyrrolizidine alkaloids which may cause serious illness or death. This product should not be taken orally, used as a suppository, or applied to broken skin.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

Comfrey is the fastest wound healer I’ve come across yet. It is also fantastic at relieving itching – whether from insect bites or rashes. I have tins of the Burt’s Bees Res-Q Ointment in every bathroom in my house, another tin in my purse, and I never travel without it. I also use it as my nightly lip balm, and on the inside of my nose if sore or dry. Also great for burns – cool the area first with ice, then apply.

Please Note: Professional herbalists and naturopathic physicians take a very different stance on comfrey use from the established authorities. Many herbalists and NDs feel it's safe to use comfrey as long as you don't use it continually, long-term. Therefore, they recommend you use it in moderate doses for 3 to 6 months, then take a break of 1 month to allow the liver to cleanse properly, then resume use for 3 to 6 months, etc. as needed. Comfrey has become one of the FDA's targeted substances - likely due to its effectiveness, so when you do your research, keep that in mind.

Personally, I have used comfrey repeatedly on broken skin for myself and my kids. I have used it as a suppository and I have used it as a Healing Implant Enema to stop colonic bleeding. You, of course, should do your research, follow your naturopathic doctor's advice, and only do what feels safe for you.