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Strictly Medicinal Seeds

'TRUE COMFREY' (Symphytum officinale)

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The 'True comfrey' comes with 20 organically certified seeds per packet. This herbaceous perennial is native to Europe. The 'true comfrey' thrives in rich, moist but well-drained soil in part shade or sun. Sow in cool soils of early spring, with germination in 3 to 6 weeks. Or give 30 days refrigeration in moist potting soil in a sealed plastic bag or glass jar and then sow in the garden or in pots. Thin or transplant seedlings 18 inches apart. The 'true comfrey' grows up to 2 feet tall. 

'Bone set' has been used in traditional medicine to treat bruises, sprains, and bone fractures. Used as a poultice, the slurry of the plant and root will dry to a hardened cast, hence its use as a 'bone set'. The tea is used as a traditional remedy to the pain of arthritis and the young plants used as a cooked vegetable.

Add a Champlain Peony Company gift card and a terracotta pot to make a great gardening gift! 

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