Comfrey Carrier Oil

£13.47 £36.02

Protective and soothing

his tall herbaceous plant is a member of the Boraginaceae family and is macerated in organic sunflower oil to produce a useful healing agent.

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Description

Comfrey | Latin Name: Symphytum officinale| Family: Symphytum | Extraction: Filtration & Maceration | Plant Part: Roots & Leaves

Comfrey is a deep yellow mobile carrier oil derived from the Latin word “confirmare”, which means to unite.

It is a perennial flower from the Symphytum plant family, there are thirty-four other species of this plant. Growing up to 1.3m high it has a turnip-like root and large, hairy, broad leaves which bears small flowers, usually being cream or purple in colour. The plant is native to Europe, it grows in grassy, damp places which makes it perfect for it to grow wild in Britain and Ireland. it also grows in North America.

Properties

Comfrey has many therapeutic properties, with anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties it is great in blending when using the oil for bruises, strains and joint pain. It is most useful after an operation or injury as well as the case of festering wounds such as leg ulcers and bed sores. There are many types of infused comfrey oil many being mixed with sunflower and almond carrier oils.

Method of Use

15 drops of Essential Oil to every 50mls off Carrier Oil or Base Product.


Cream Blend for Sore Joints


10ml of Comfrey Carrier Oil
5ml of Sunflower Carrier Oil
100ml of White Lotion

4 Drops Eucalyptus SmithiiĀ Essential Oil
4 Drops Marjoram Essential Oil
4 Drops Clove Bud Essential Oil


Apply a small amount to the area needed and rub into the skin and joints, use daily or frequently.

Take your Carrier Oils and White lotion and mix together. Then add in your Essential Oils one by one and mix well. Apply a small amount around the desired area.

Herbal Tradition & Folklaw

Comfrey plant roots were used in traditional medicine internally and taken as a herbal tea or tincture. it could also be used externally as an ointment or compress. Sometimes referred to as boneset or knit bone as the oil has been used in after treatment of broken bones.

Safety Data & MSDS

Non-hazardous, normal washing with soap and water to remove.

Comfrey MSDS

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