Some of Our Herb Roots:
Jack-in-the-Pulpit - Out
Pink - Out
Mallow, Swamp White
Solomon's Seal Variegated
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Common Name: Comfrey
Other Common Names: Ass Ear, Blackwort, Boneset, Borraja, Bourrache,
Bruisewort, Buyuk Karakafesotu, Comfrey, Comfry, Common Comfrey, Consolida,
Consoude, Consound, Consuelda, Gewone Smeerwortel, Gum Plant, Healing Herb,
Hirehari-So, Knitback, Knitbone, Liane Chique, Slippery Root, Yalluc,
Where To Plant: In average garden soil.
The roasted roots are used with dandelion and chicory roots for making coffee.
Young leaves - cooked or raw. The leaf is hairy and the texture is mucilaginous.
It may be full of minerals but it is not pleasant eating for most tastes. It can
be chopped up finely and added to salads, in this way the hairiness is not so
Young blanched shoots make an interesting asparagus substitute. Older leaves can
be dried and used as a tea. The peeled roots are cut up and added to soups. A
tea is made from the dried leaves and roots
Shipped in November - February
Any statement made concerning medical
conditions treated with this herb is not intended as sound medical advice. The
seeds are NOT to be ingested only planted. Herbs need to taken only with
the guidance of a trained physician or established herblist.