Comfrey

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Comfrey
Cat Given Name : Comfrey
Other Name(s) :
Description :

Comfrey has large leaves with a hairy texture. The 2-3 foot stall stalks are hollow and the flowers are small and purple, arranged in a way that vaguely resembles the fore-paws of a human.

Properties :

Comfrey is naturally healing, improving the progress for both wounds and broken bones. Comfrey can still a cough and settle a severely upset stomach. It should be noted that comfrey, when used continually as a consumed product, has been connected to wasting conditions caused by hard growths in the abdominal area. Thus comfrey should be used continually with a great deal of caution and restraint.

Related Knowledge
Complaints : Burn, Broken Bone (Open), Abrasion, Blackcough, Broken Bone (Closed), Fleas,
Symptoms : Infection,
Species :
Seasonal Availabilities by Territory *
Spring
Summer
Fall
Winter
* To find a plant that is not available in an area, it must first be approved by the Game Admins. Please PM one of the Admin Team for that permission.
^ The listed seasons are those in which the herb is ready in some way for harvest. Consult the collection methods below for details.
Collecting & Storing Leaves
When to Collect : Green-leaf, just as the leaves come into full growth and health
How to Collect : Pluck the best and healthiest leaves from the stem as close to the base as possible.
How to Preserve : Dry the leaves in full sun.
How to Store : Store in a cool, dry place in loose piles.
Collecting & Storing Roots
When to Collect : Leaf-fall, just as the cold begins to set
How to Collect : Dig up the roots carefully, selecting only those that are healthy and firm, taking care not to take so many that the patch is destroyed.
How to Preserve : Clean the roots with moving water, then dry slowly in the shade.
How to Store : Store in a cool, dry place in loose piles.
Detailed Usage Information
Leaves : Consume to treat digestive upset that causes blood in the stool or vomit.
Leaves : Consume to still coughs.
Leaves : May be consumed to settle an upset stomach and relive nausea.
Roots : Apply as a poultice over the site of a broken bone to aid healing.
Roots : Apply as a poultice to aid in the healing of open wounds.