Symphytum OfficinaleComfrey - Knit Bone, Consoude
Below are the strongest indications of Symphytum Officinale in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
The root contains a crystalline solid, that stimulates the growth of epithelium on ulcerated surfaces. It may be administered internally in the treatment of gastric and duodenal ulcers. Also in gastralgia, and externally in pruritus ani. Injuries to sinews, tendons and the periosteum. Acts on joints generally. Neuralgia of knee.
Of great use in wounds penetrating to perineum and bones, And in non-union of fractures; irritable stump after amputation, irritable bone at point of fracture. Psoas abscess. Pricking pain and soreness of periosteum.
Compare: Arn.; Calc. Phos.
Tincture. Externally as a dressing for sores and ulcers and pruritus ani.
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while the very dilute homeopathic remedy may help, the raw product is often best avoided.
Entries on a white background are from Boericke's Materia Medica. Entries on a green background are from a reversed Kent's repertory, with some alterations to modernise the language. Uses are based on traditional homeopathic practice and have not been reviewed by the FDA.