G/P/E: Feminine, Saturn, Water.
Magical attributes: Safe travel spells, money, healing, honoring the Crone aspect of the Goddess.
Uses: Has been known to slow bleeding, aid colds, ease burns. As a poultice or a tea, comfrey may be applied to bites, sores, rashes, broken bones, and cuts. Also a good ingredient for lotions to soothe sunburn.
Magickal uses include money, safety during travel, and any Saturnian purpose.
Use for workings involving stability, endurance, and matters relating to real estate or property.
Put some in your luggage to help prevent loss or theft.
Wear for travel safety and protection.
Use the root in money spells and incenses.
Also Called: Knitbone, Knit Bone, Ass Ear, Blackwort, Bruisewort, Knitback, Miracle Herb, Boneset, Gum Plant, Slippery Root, Wallwort
The root and the leaves are used, the root being more active, and they can be taken internally or used externally as a poultice.
Comfrey is especially useful in the external treatment of cuts, bruises, sprains, sores, eczema, varicose veins, broken bones etc, internally it is used in the treatment of a wide range of pulmonary complaints, internal bleeding etc.
The root and leaves are anodyne, astringent (mild), demulcent, emollient, expectorant, haemostatic, refrigerant, vulnerary.
Some caution is advised, however, especially in the internal use of the herb.
External applications and internally taken teas or tinctures of the leaves are considered to be completely safe, but internal applications of tablets or capsules are felt to have too many drawbacks for safe usage.