Comfrey, commonly referred to as 'knit bone', has been used for centuries as a healing medicinal with numerous subdermal treatment benefits:
- pain from sprains
- healing of broken bones
- arthritic pain
- joint and muscle pain associated with Parkinsons Disease
- Trigger Finger symptoms, reducing their severity, frequency and duration
- pulled muscles, tendons and ligaments
- burns, abrasions and skin irritations, including sunburn
- inflammation from insect bites and bee stings
- sensitive, inflamed toenail infections
- rashes (psoriasis, rosacea, eczema, diaper)
- acne and cold sores
- dry, cracked skin
- neuropathy and sciatica (Chili Pepper)
- surgical healing (Arnica & Calendula)
- tattoo healing (Arnica & Calendula)
- microBlade healing (Arnica & Calendula)
Catskills Comfrey Original ointment consiss of coconut and Greek olive oils, infused with non-certified organic, dried comfrey grown on our small farm. The entire manufacturing process, from planting and harvesting the comfrey to infusing the comfrey into the oils and packaging, is done in Delaware County.
Two additional varieties, Chili Pepper and Arnica & Calendula, have the same basic formulation as the Original ointment but have additional and specific herbs infused along with the ever-present comfrey. We make powerful, healing medicinals, naturally.
A new variety, CBD, will be available Spring 2019, combining comfrey, arnica and CBD oil. Our CBD oil is sourced in NY State - think global, act local! The 2oz ointment jar will contain 400+mg of CBD with less than 0.30% THC. This ointment will be one of the most powerful offerings on the market to relieve muscle and chronic joint pain.
Comfrey thirves in the Catskills - and it shows in the large, rich leaves we harvest for infusing into our carrier oils. We also grow our own arnica and calendula. For the Chili Pepper version, we use the Carolina Reaper chili pepper, the world's hottest pepper. The Chili Pepper ointment is HOT: there is approximately one full chili pepper pod per ounce of oils.
Essentially, comfrey leaves and root contain allantoin, which encourages growth of new skin cells and increases white blood cells. Allantoin is commonly found in cosmetic creams and lotions. Although the cosmetic industrymanufactures its supply of allantoin, comfrey is a natural source of this very important active ingredient. Mucilage, an effective and known moisturizer, is also found in high concentrations. With Catskills Comfrey, you get the direct benefit of comfrey - and all of its unique abilities to fight and reduce subdermal inflammation.
Infused comfrey has a unique, earthy, healthy smell. When applied, the liniment 'melts' instantaneously from the heat of your hand - and the subtle smell of comfrey disappears within minutes as the oils are absorbed into your skin.
Comfrey appears particularly effective in treating the symptoms of 'Trigger Finger': the severity, intensity and frequency of finger- and thumb-lock and spasms can be significantly reduced, allowing the otherwise 'tightened' ligaments to release and 'flow' more smoothly.
DO NOT APPLY TO OPEN WOUNDS OR INGEST ORALLY.
LINKS ABOUT COMFREY
- Mother Earth News
- Comfrey: Wound Healer and Cancer Fighter
- Controversial Comfrey: Super Healer or Lethal Poison?
- Comfrey Ointment May Relieve Back Pain And Arthritis Symptom
- Comfrey Oil: Beneficial or Merely Controversial?
- Herbs are Special
- Fox News: Topical Rescue from a Skin-healing Plant
- Is Allantoin a Miracle Product?
- Herbal Encyclopedia: Comfrey
- Comfrey, An All-Time Favorite Herb for Burns and Wounds
- Help Your Eyesight (comfrey high in lutein)
- Homeopathy Research Institute (bone fractures)
- Purdue University Alternative Field Crop Manual: Comfrey (read 2nd paragraph, Section II, Uses)