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Very useful in cases of acne to repair the skin, comfrey root is also an excellent adjunctive treatment in case of cracks, chapping and insect bites. Latin name: Symphytum officinale Family: Boraginaceae Part of the plant used: Roots Cultivation: Organic Appearance: beige to brownish Packaging: Canada For well-being and health: Astringent, anti-inflammatory, anti-wrinkle, healing, emollient, regenerative Its indications: Bruise, sprain, crack, ulcers, sunburn, Cosmetics Poultices, cream, mask, ointment. Treated with bismuth it can dye wool brown. Its use Dosage: Up to 100% Solubility: Insoluble in water, insoluble in oil. How to make your macerate for your cosmetics: The oily macerate Place the desired quantity of comfrey leaves or roots in a Mason jar and cover with a vegetable oil of your choice. Close the jar and leave in the dark for at least 12 weeks, shaking occasionally. The oil will turn reddish. Filter using a coffee filter or cheesecloth and collect the liquid which you can then keep in a previously disinfected airtight container, such as a 500 ml amber glass bottle. Then use in the oily phase of your preparations. This product is stable and can be stored for several months away from light and heat. Storage Store in an airtight container and close the lid tightly after each use. Store in a cool, dry place away from moisture and light. Can be stored for up to 2 years in optimal conditions when dried, 24 hours in infusion/decoction, 6 to 7 years in oil if the plants are dried beforehand, while fresh plants in oil have a shelf life shorter life, 1 to 2 years. Mother tinctures in alcohol can be kept for 7 to 10 years and medicinal vinegars for 5 to 7 years if the acetic acid level is 8% or 9%, but between 6 months and 3 years if the acetic acid level is only 5%. Maceration in glycerin can be kept for 1 to 2 years. Precautions Keep out of the reach of children Respect the recommended dosages External use only Do not apply on open wounds Avoid if you have liver problems, cirrhosis or hepatitis Not recommended for pregnant or breastfeeding women as well as for children children Do not consume with herbs containing the same alkaloids such as Borage, Bonewort and Coltsfoot I recommend that you consult a qualified healthcare practitioner before using any herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, are breastfeeding or taking any medication.

Comfrey | Organic

SKU: H0055
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