Posts Tagged ‘comfrey’

Shop-Bought Comfrey Is Ruined Medicinally, And Is Inedible

October 30th, 2017

Natural Remedy Gone Wrong The old, traditional comfrey with a broad leaf was a great healer, and it was edible.  Recently, I have tried eating a shop-bought, genetically modified comfrey, which I now have in my garden, adding a small leaf of it to a mound of silver-beet, just as I used to do in the old days.  It gave me a mild stomach-ache for several days. This new comfrey is dry, compared to the old, healing comfrey, which dripped with silica-rich mucilage when you broke off a stem.  Modern comfrey has almost no silica-containing mucilage. Shop-bought comfrey is recommended by plant shops ...

Comfrey Herbal Ointment Recipes For Burns Bites Bones And Skin

June 15th, 2015

Natural Herbal Remedies Comfrey is a powerful healer. It contains compounds and minerals, such as silica and allantoin, which greatly accelerate the healing process. It is one of the few herbs which is thought to contain Vitamin B12. (see Heinerman 'Miracle Healing Herbs') The silica in Comfrey can promote hair growth,  and aid bone and teeth development.  Mineral-rich Comfrey has also been used in some natural treatments for cancer and other diseases. Using Comfrey in salves can aid the healing of many skin troubles, such as cuts, scrapes, and bruises.  It may even be just the thing for uncomplicated cases of eczema due ...

How Poisonous Is Comfrey And How Can I Use It?

June 15th, 2015

Natural Remedy Have you ever heard of anybody who has been poisoned, either from eating Comfrey, or from drinking Comfrey tea?  I haven't at least not with the common garden variety known as Symphytum officinalis. It is possible that some Comfreys should be avoided. Dr Vogel mentions in his book 'The Nature Doctor' that there are 20 varieties of Comfrey, and that the wild Comfrey which grows across Europe should be taken only in small amounts because of its action on the central nervous system. However, Dr Vogel feels so strongly about the herb, he says that Comfrey should be 'lifted from obscurity ...

Jason Vale’s Recovery From Cancer Using Prayer and Vitamin B17, Called Laetrile

March 5th, 2012

Is One Cure For Cancer Vitamin B17, also  known as Laetrile or Amydgalin? Jason Vale is a Christian man who recovered completely from cancer using regular prayer as well as making some changes and additions to his diet.  One thing he used in his daily diet  and which he attributes much to his recovery, was Laetrile, Vitamin B17, which is found in apricot kernels. Jason Vale  has a web-site which helps people who wish to begin an alternative cancer treatment.  He is currently facing trial in America, because the FDA, the Food Drug Administration of America, have charged him with supplying a ...

Black Walnut For Restoring Tooth Enamel

December 18th, 2011

Medicinal Herbs: Thankyou to Charlie, who wrote in asking about Black Walnut as a restorative herb for tooth enamel. Photo taken at Dunedin Botanical Gardens by Merrilyn on Holly's camera. Restorative Diets such as those used for cancer, arthritis, multiple sclerosis and other diseases, have proven successful in many cases, for restoring tooth enamel.  Often, people have discovered that their teeth have repaired themselves whilst following a strict dietary and cleansing regime to treat eczema, psoriasis, or a life-threatening disease. However, there are some specifics which are helpful in keeping tooth enamel healthy, and even in repairing tooth enamel.  Black Walnut is one ...
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