Take Comfrey

‘Knitbone’, ‘bruisewort’, ‘boneset’ and ‘knit back’; these are just some of the folk names given to Comfrey, hinting at its long history as a medicinal¬†herb. It was widely used to promote the healing of wounds and fractures, hence its common¬†name, which is a corruption of the Latin ‘con firma’, alluding to the plant’s ability to…