[permaculture] Comfrey

Graham grahamburnett at blueyonder.co.uk
Thu Dec 14 14:09:24 EST 2006


http://www.gb0063551.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/comfrey/

On Thu, 2006-12-14 at 09:55 -0800, Kai Vido wrote:
> Pat,
> 
> I have comfrey growing on our farm (escaped from cultivation and doing
> well without being tended). We use the young leaves and flowers to make
> a liniment that is good for sprains and bruises--just crush or chop the
> fresh herb, cover with rubbing alcohol, and after a week or so, strain
> and put it in bottles. The fresh leaves can also be used as a poultice,
> supposedly an excellent treatment for a sprained/broken ankle etc.,
> though I have (thankfully) never had to try this...
> 
> kai vido
> 
> 
> 
> --- Patrick McKown <identi1956 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> 
> > A punster. 'Be fruitful and mulch apply'. Excellent. Has anyone on
> > this list worked with comfry?
> > 
> > Pat McKown
> 
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Graham Burnett

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