- A comprehensive portrait of the powerful healing plant for bones and joints
- How to collect, cultivate, process, and use comfrey
- Recipes and tips for your medicine chest, kitchen, and garden
Extent: 208 pages
Format: 15.5 cm x 23 cm
Colour photos, illustrations
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Widely used in ancient times and scientifically endorsed in this day and age: the leaves and root of comfrey alleviate pain, heal wounds, and have anti-inflammatory effects. They help with contusions, bone fractures, and rheumatism. But not only that: thanks to silica, allantoin, and mucilage the versatile medical plant nurtures and regenerates the skin. It is also a fertilizer rich in nutrients that helps rejuvenating the garden. So it is high time we make use of the various capabilities of this exceptional plant, also known as knitbone. Regine Ebert presents different types of comfrey through detailed plant portraits, from wild and cultivated comfreys all the way to gourmet knitbone. She also shares a number of recipes for our medical supplies, for cooking, and gardening. And she offers tips and instructions how to collect, cultivate, process, and use this extraordinary plant. Discover the hidden talents of comfrey with the help of this book.Regine Ebert: Wild herb and healing plant expert. Founder of the Kräuterschule Taunus in Hesse. Intensive seminar and training activity. Journalist and editor for nature and garden topics.