comfrey

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General

Complementary/Alternative Medicine: This monograph describes a natural or herbal product that is not subject to FDA guidelines for medicines. Patients and clinicians are advised to read package labels carefully to ensure safe and efficacious use.

Pronunciation:
kuhm-free


Trade Name(s)

  • Ass ear
  • black root
  • blackwort
  • bruisewort, Consolidae radix
  • consound
  • gum plant
  • healing herb, knitback
  • knitbone
  • salsify
  • slippery root
  • Symphitum officinale
  • Symphitum radix
  • wallwort

Ther. Class.
antiulcer agents
wound/ulcer/decubiti healing agent

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