I'm wishing you every success. Did comfrey help heal his broken bones? I am a paraplegic and I have a wound on my heel that won't heal although there isn't any infection and the cells looks great, I can't get it to heal over. Screws used in surgery are made of much stronger stuff than you seem to think. I used a fomentation of dried comfrey and enough water to moisten when I sliced of a thick chunk of flesh from the tip of my index finger while using a kitchen mandolin. It is great to see comments from guest readers. It would be dreadful to make an injury worse by being impatient. Fresh leaf used in stir-fries (please research your species of comfrey and proper dosage to avoid ingesting plants with potential toxicity). I do hope this is helpful for you and your son. Comfrey had been an old favorite for coughs, but this was their first opportunity to try it out for broken bones. LongTimeMother (author) from Australia on October 26, 2013: lol. Comfrey is one of them. Mix herb powder with Golden Salve or with Black Ointment to create poultices. Add some lemon juice, a little water and a teaspoon of honey to make it more tasty (again, please research your species of comfrey and proper dosage to avoid ingesting plants with potential toxicity). Your post was very interesting and right up my alley. Hello, I have used comfrey for the past few years but in tincture form. Unfortunately, not this time. Subscribe to my FREE newsletter! I can't remember ever writing about what exactly grows near my comfrey plants, but I'm sure you'll pick up some tips about how I keep my garden thriving if you read them. I keep the gel in my fridge at all times in case I need it. I would be a little concerned about putting any kind of powder on a fresh wound like my husband's leg straight after surgery. Comfrey poultices were one important element of a whole package of things we did. It contains allantoin, which speeds up natural cell replacement. It was was the Big toe and the two toes next to it. Since I was by myself and it was in a hard to reach spot, I added the comfrey to the gauze first. Healing Bruises And Bleeding. LongTimeMother (author) from Australia on February 18, 2015: Hello Matt. The doctors warned us it would probably take a year or more before my husband was 'back to normal' but it was only about three or four months before he was close to 'normal' again - and able to walk okay. FlourishAnyway from USA on October 17, 2013: This is so interesting. ), When it comes to how long it will take to heal his broken bones, I really don't know. If you click on 'longtimemother' at the top of the page, you'll be taken to a list of my hubs including some about my organic gardens. I wonder how good the results might have been if I had. Comfrey has the ability to heal many ailments such as: The use of comfrey goes back for thousands of years. thanks for the list of foods for breaks..my lil one wont like all the spinish i make for her;). I'm not sure how much comfrey powder you have, Cher, so I don't know how successful you'll be. LongTimeMother (author) from Australia on April 03, 2014: Sorry, I have just noticed comments that remain unanswered. I tried to explain that we needed to press the bone in the opposite direction from the impact, perhaps with a tennis ball and a. roll of pennies as a splint between the 4th a and 5th metacarpals. Hi - wondering if the herb Boneset would also work to do the same thing and if so - which is better or faster between the two? for her to mend). I was so shocked to learn the gov't does not consider it safe for use. There's also another natural product useful for pain relief and reducing swelling (plus arthritis, if that's contributing to your bursitis). I would mix some comfrey powder in a small bowl with hot water. I asked her to follow my recipe and she wrapped both my wrist as I asked (Oh I added Arnica for the pain). So, sorry for the delay in responding. All you need is a small piece of comfrey root to plant. I used cold cabbage leaves, straight from the fridge ... but with the benefit of hindsight I would definitely have tried comfrey leaves. My mother had always used comfrey on us kids (six daughters who rode horses- there were plenty of broken bones etc. (If you do make tea for a footbath, you might like to try drinking a bit while you are soaking your foot. Luckily we haven't had to deal with any broken bones...touch wood...but would definitely use it to aid recovery if need be. That's the kind of question you should ask your doctor ... and then be pleasantly surprised when he heals much faster. Add a little honey to your cup of comfrey tea to sweeten it if you like, and adding some lemon juice is said to help release more benefits. For a cyst use broadleaf plantain poltice. Researchers focused on feeding huge amounts of comfrey extract to rats. ), reduced his swelling using a natural product. Using fresh or dried leaves, combine with warm water and place over ... Comfrey Compress. Couldn't believe he was able to walk on his ankle at such extreme angles for so long. Each time they would only put on a splint which would press the fracture in the direction it was injured. Within a few days, it looked like the comfrey completely replaced my missing flesh. I am not a doctor, and if you are concerned about your neck I suggest you go to your doctor for a diagnosis. We were particularly impressed by the healthy pink area where the staple marks are barely visible. It is only four and a half months since his accident and surgery—and he had been warned it could take a year or more before he would be back to normal. As the doctor was stitching up my lip he asked if I hurt anywhere else. LongTimeMother (author) from Australia on September 27, 2014: Hello Cindy. As a poultice, applied over your broken bone. LongTimeMother (author) from Australia on April 25, 2015: Thanks for taking the time to tell your story, Lady Mina Miakoda. the medical name for his condition was an adenocarcinoma. I have had concerns that the comfrey might weaken the screw in my foot? We grow lots of it for all the reasons you mentioned and more, although personally I don't batter anything. Meanwhile, cut a piece of plastic wrap slightly bigger than the gauze. Both products should help with the pain. There should be a link on the hub I'm sending you to. Great, informative hub, look forward to reading more. :). Each visit I would rip off the splint as soon as I left the ER and re-do it my soothing way. I believe it's because we put together a diet strategy incorporating healing foods. I have written a few hubs about my gardens etc. Question: Where can I get a comfrey plant? There was blood pouring out of my mouth. Here's how I included comfrey in his recovery process. It just took the edge off and I swear I could feel it working on me. That's when he was up walking on our sloped roof again. I put fresh comfrey poultice on at least once a day during the initial healing period. But recently my son broke his hand and we only had the tincture, so he has been taking it internally. And as you know, comfrey mulch provides Potassium and Nitrogen to the soil. Comfrey leaves and roots are rich in tannins, a kind of compound that … I did this daily for 3 weeks (canceling 1 of my doctors appointments) and my only side effect, was having a green tint on my skin (lol). I smiled and signed his papers. They should be able to order one in. Here are the photos most relevant to his use of comfrey after his surgical staples were removed. We had been told by his doctors it would likely be a year or more before his ankle was properly healed. I make my own salve using olive oil and beeswax -been doing so since 1973. We also made sure he ate the right kind of foods to aid healing as well. And we used lots of gel and capsules (available here) as well. I actually think that's a good thing when your only problem is a broken bone. Comfrey is a great feed for animals. Can you suggest an amount of time it takes to heal the bones? If I was in a position where I was using dried comfrey, I would probably immerse it in a very small amount of hot water and leave it to steep and soften. LongTimeMother (author) from Australia on May 26, 2015: Kim, I have no direct experience with Boneset, but my understanding is it is mainly used for fevers and flu. However I do thank you for visiting. Natural painkiller and anti-inflammatory. My dad was a known orthopedic surgeon and was also a strong believer in the medicinal powers mother earth provides us with. Which eventually damaged their livers. I drank a 22 ounce Supporo beer that evening to help relax. If you get the chance to plant some comfrey and grow your own plants, I suggest you do it. longtimemother.hubpages.com/hub/How-to … You could make a footbath. Here are the parts of my juicer after cleaning. Yes, comfrey may help. I'm not a doctor, as I'm sure you're aware, but I'll share my thoughts since you asked. He used a fresh poultice of Comfrey and Corydalis on broken bones with miraculous results. LongTimeMother (author) from Australia on January 19, 2015: Hello shar. Thinking about it, I can still feel the fear. My dog had an operation to remove cancerous anal glands, I used Cannabis Oil after the operation. Fresh leaf used in stir-fries (please research your species of comfrey and proper dosage to avoid ingesting plants with potential toxicity). I am about to go on a trip, however, and won't get time until I get back. would you think a ticture of comfrey would be more affective? We also have the mobicosa. Also, you may need someone to help you secure it onto the injured area like your shoulder. There was an error submitting your subscription. If you strain the tea for a footbath, don't throw the leaves away too quickly. I don't know what a person would do if the break was enclosed in a cast, though. The picture above is the x-ray after two weeks, the break is getting cloudy which means it’s starting to fill in and heal. (You don't have to drill very far to sink a well here.) Was your husband on antibiotics while you were treating him with comfrey poultices? In the evening, when is took my bra off, the leaf would be dried out, thinned and wrinkled. Im curious to to see what kind of arrangement you have designed for your plants to grow. :). I have large amounts of comfrey growing in four distinctly different parts of my garden ... to have on-hand for easy use as mulch and animal feed. Plus, Mobicosa is an all-natural product that will help with pain relief and reducing inflammation. I don't have any suggestions for you, and I urge you not to feel remorse about things you might have tried. >> Read More…. Many blessings. If you can't get the paste thick enough to stay on the appropriate part, try spreading the comfrey paste on a piece of gauze bandage first. He asked if I could lift my arm over my head which I did. The stitches look quite healed but not the bone. I explained to the doctor I was seeing at the time, that he couldn't cast both my hands, but he said it was necessary or I would have permanent damage. I believe hardware cannot be removed sooner than 1 year post-op or longer than 2 years. This is just one in a series of articles I've written about my husband's broken ankle. Helen, just use a large leaf in some water and simmer it for about five minutes. Yes, we believe it did. Thanks for this! Comfrey has been called knitbone. That will definitely be a problem if it continues to loosen, because it becomes sticky. I have never used comfrey for a broken bone-I've only broken one in my life. If you study the debate, you will learn that an adult human would need to eat over 19,000 comfrey leaves to ingest an amount of comfrey comparable to the quantity given to baby rats in an experiment that resulted in liver damage. It turns out I broke my collarbone, the technical term was “distal clavicle fracture.” I’ve broken my elbow before and could barely move from the pain. It will help reduce inflammation, and at the same time lessen scarring. LongTimeMother (author) from Australia on May 20, 2014: Hello PandaCat. When it’s cooked, leave the mixture for … The other key thing that I believe helped with my husband's quick recovery was the food he ate. It is my goal to learn from people with experience, which you have.). They are both extremely helpful when recovering from broken bones. I recently experienced a hip fracture (of the femoral neck) and I’ve started … (Of course if your son also suffers from arthritis, it would be worth continuing - but if not, I'd suggest he stop taking the capsules as he starts to feel better. Yes, Mary, the man who gave you the comfrey roots is correct. lol. It split open, so off to the emergency room we went. Do you harvest the leaves and sell them to local farmers? Mine was a small area so I didn’t need that much comfrey. I broke my ankle had surgery they put in a plate and screws. amzn_assoc_marketplace = "amazon"; He gave me until my next appointment which was two weeks later. It's been healed ever since. I’ve tripped over my pets before but was always able to catch my balance. :). You are awesome! You'll see a photo of it on my husband's ankle.) :). Perfectly set, nice uniform webbing, just a little thicker. The outdoor cats even come out to greet us when we are pulling into our driveway. I just ordered steel insoles as suggested by my doctor for painful arthritis in my feet. Then, leave it on medium heat for 20 minutes. Alice, I'm sure you did the best you could to help your much loved dog. Many people use bottled products, but I always harvest from my own plants and use medicinal herbs fresh. Comfrey may not be an obvious choice, but it has always been such a kind plant to the garden that it should come as no surprise that is kind to the … How to use a comfrey poultice: Put a frozen or slightly thawed comfrey poultice on the affected area - bruise, sprain, bee sting, etc. First I rub some juice into his leg, then I mix the comfrey pulp with the remaining juice and "plaster" it on thickly. THIS IS EASY and GOOD FOR WHAT AILS YOU! Answer: I use fresh comfrey, not store-bought comfrey oil. amzn_assoc_ad_mode = "search"; I'd wait until the comfrey paste cooled, then spread it over the broken bone area and cover it with plastic wrap. Laurie uses herbs for healing, showing you how to make a Comfrey Poultice, used to quickly heal a badly sprained ankle or broken bone. LongTimeMother (author) from Australia on June 03, 2018: Good luck with your cracked rib, Marly. (Owwww. With kids in taekwondo, and a busy homestead , broken bones, bumps and bruises happen on a regular basis around here. I suggest you follow some of the links on this page to other articles I've written, like the one about foods to help speed recovery of broken bones. Pain was long gone by then. Comfrey bone healing research shows it helps reduce the time in healing. One thing I would like to know is, does your husband plan to have the "hardware" removed at a later date? I use a cold-press juicer to crush fresh comfrey leaves when preparing a comfrey poultice. Question: My daughter has a fracture on her foot. And can I use to much comfrey? We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you have the capsules, don't overdo it. I wrap his ankle in kitchen wrap to keep the comfrey in place and collect the drips. In fact, comfrey is sometimes called, “knitbone.” After stitches were taken out, I have been using a comfrey poultice wrap for 2 hours at night. Not one surgery but two surgeries. Falling and getting hurt is one of my biggest fears when living with multiple sclerosis (MS). You could also freeze the poultice first before applying it. While comfrey poultice has been an old-time remedy for bone fractures for generations, modern science has found supporting evidence for its folk uses. I did not know about comfrey until I read this a couple of days ago. amzn_assoc_search_bar_position = "bottom"; I can't help you this time, but who knows what the future holds ... maybe someone else in your life might benefit if they break a bone. Drain any excess water and place it on top of the gauze and tape it with medical tape. I have a cyst in my left ankle fracture and have been wearing a splint for 7 weeks now and my x ray in 2 weeks time and was advised this could take 3 months to heal.. Do you think comfrey would help and shade of a few days of recovering? So please make sure you are confident your poultice won't aggravate the injury. amzn_assoc_default_search_phrase = "starwest botanicals organic comfrey"; If you go back up to my article and look for the section titled 'Healing broken bones' there is a link to an article I wrote about foods for broken bones. Samuil Hippi from Samoah on September 18, 2014: To be honest, I didn`t even know how Comfrey looks like until I saw your hub and did some more research on google :). Do all pets do this? They did the same with lobelia. The plant you buy will be very small, but comfrey is quick growing if you plant it out in good soil and give it room to grow. LongTimeMother (author) from Australia on October 10, 2016: Within three months my husband was back on his feet without crutches. I live in a household with an indoor cat and dog and two outdoor cats as mousers. I'm sure studies could be done to make them look toxic too. LOL he was a little in disbelief and said that was a coincidence. :). I had never heard of it until now. I do have to mention, that I had my son and friend, do instructed massage treatments on them as I went, and hot paraffin with specific Essential Oils. How long do I keep doing this? What a brilliant solution to mastitis! Also google for appropriate exercises - but make sure you know what stage your son is at in his recovery so you don't make anything worse. The beauty of this type of juicer is that it separates the comfrey juice from the pulp. Hm, this is the first time I`ve heard of Comfrey being used to help heal broken bones! Comfrey is certainly worth having in a garden - not just for broken bones. So I'm guessing it is there to stay. I trust the day will come when you're growing comfrey and other useful herbs in your garden. What is your husband planning to do? Indian Sarsaparilla (Cryptolepis buchanani) – rich in vitamin C, this herb also has been used in traditional medicine for generations for bone breaks, osteoporosis and a number of other ailments. With the changing season and more comfrey leaves growing, I now plaster the comfrey on thickly. A broken toe can be extremely difficult to tolerate. I've just gotten home from hospital today after a quad bike roll over and breaking my 3rd to 6th ribs, i was wanting to know if I could use comfrey to help with the repair of my ribs as the pain is unbelievable and I hate taking to many pain killers. There's an interesting video on that hub I encourage you to watch. Even if I knew which bones he'd broken, I am not qualified to say. Those who never try it will never know. I too had 2 plates with screws put in during surgery to stabilize the fracture while it heals. The poultry also like it so we let them have a share. Lynda Makara from California on October 09, 2016: Can you tell me how long it took for your husband to be completely healed, pain free and with the same range of motion as before the accident? Just click on the words 'foods for broken bones'. If you are prepared to make a real effort during the early months, the recovery process is surprisingly quick. The key to success would be making sure there wasn't too much water in the mix. As for the same range of motion before he broke his ankle, I can safely say six months. And doctors who've seen subsequent xrays said I had "good bone regrowth". I wasn't bothered when using the fresh comfrey poultice because it was wet and juicy, but sometimes a 'powder' can feel kind of sharp and abrasive (particularly near fresh wounds). :), Thank you KE. Day #2 of using comfrey extact. It helps wounds heal faster, and is good for burns, … I trust your daughter is well on the way to recovery, and is happy with her healing foods. Not likely though. I tried catching my balance but down I went. You'll never know what the outcome may have been, and it really won't make any difference now. Good luck with your studies. If you grow comfrey as I do, you can use lots in each poultice. I guess you could still eat the comfrey, but you wouldn't be able to do a poultice (unless you slide your cast off at home like some people I know). It was a little disappointing that it was winter and most of my comfrey plants had died back, at the time my husband had the accident that resulted in broken bones, but I had enough plants in sheltered positions (including a couple in large pots) to create the first poultice. Comfrey was once commonly called Knitbone because of its amazing ability to heal broken bones and “knit” them back together again. Here's a link to the hub. It sounds like your friend has major issues. Best wishes for a speedy recovery! When you start learning about permaculture, you'll get an idea of what my garden's like. This is based on my personal experience and please do not take this as medical advise. Comfrey is used to speed the healing of broken bones. I have plenty of comfrey, but I'm not sure I'd have the stomach for watching my children repeatedly fall from horses. As for removing the hardware, my husband has had no problem with his so he has no interest in having it removed. 95% is very impressive, but I understand your desire to reach 100%. I have used it, however, for mastitis. I kept it on for the day and night. catsclan@frontiernet.net on April 16, 2014: I could not get the swelling down in my knee after knee replacement for months. LongTimeMother (author) from Australia on November 09, 2016: Don't let go of the dream, Shira. I am curious to see what kinds of other plants are doing well and growing near the groups of comfrey. Now check your email and don't forget to confirm your subscription. Comfrey root salve has been shown to be a bone knit herbal remedy. I keep at least a little growing in a pot in case of winter emergencies (like my husband's broken ankle), and lots growing in the garden to use as a mulch and plant food during the vegetable growing seasons. Would it work with healing a hietel hernia? And maui, best wishes to you and your daughter. Soaked another leaf then wrapped it up with plastic wrap. I now have a new appreciation for the power of this incredible plant and plan on growing some of my own. Here's a link to some more foods to help fix it. I wrote about how I add comfrey to our meals there. I suggest you try Mobicosa capsules and/or gel ~ as long as you're not pregnant or allergic to seafood. Comfrey (Symphytum officinale or Symphytum uplandica) – also known as knit bone, comfrey has a long tradition of use for bone fractures. Basically, that he was not responsible for any damage. I have three plants I received the root years ago he sad you could make tea from it I know about the use in garden and polis if I made lemon mint tea could I drink or maybe in a warm shallow bath does it freeze will. In other words, the pain doesn't remain unbearable so there's no point in continuing taking things for pain. It's encouraging to know that your husband healed quickly. Please let me know! Comfrey is Amazing! (I don't usually drink.) You can leave it sitting there for ages while it works its magic. Remember comfrey if ever you need it! My story that follows is by no means any medical advise of any kind, but only the personal experience of a self employed single mom desperate to get back to work to support her family. She was one amazing woman if she let you all continue riding. I broke my ankle 13 days ago, and am going to have staples removed in 3 days. amzn_assoc_search_bar = "true"; That was the first morning I did not have to press my pinky metacarpal bone shards back into place. LongTimeMother (author) from Australia on March 03, 2015: Hello MattU. Made a huge difference. :). I'm guessing that might be difficult when you can't feel the effects ... so I'd be inclined to think the footbath (not too hot) is your best option. They can be collected in separate containers if you prefer. I cleaned the wound with diluted lavender EO, packed the wound with the comfrey, wrapped it with gauze and sealed it with plastics wrap. This was a HUGE dilemma for me, being that I would be completely disabled, even to go to the bathroom, if you know what I mean...both hands casted??? I didn’t try this option since I hate being cold. The plastic wrap will cover the entire poultice keeping it from leaking onto your clothes. They do not alleviate my foot pain completely, but orthofeet do help. If you have the gel, I suggest you apply it a few times a day (if there's no plaster in the way and you can get to your son's skin near the break) for a month or more ... and after that, just whenever he feels he needs it. Comfrey is great to have available if you ever need it. Can you apply a poultice without too much trouble? Can this method be done using the powder? MS Wellness Route is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com. Now, (3 weeks later) I have full movement on both of my hands. If I had a problem with a cyst, I'd use the gel from a fresh aloe vera leaf, and also use colloidal silver. I broke a pinky toe. How to Use Comfrey for Healing. It contains plantain leaves, rehmannia root, mullein leaves, and yarrow aerial parts. 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