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Comfrey, Symphytum officinale, is used, among other things, for sports injuries such as bruises or strains. Comfrey belongs to the rag leaf family, Boraginaceae.
Categorías: Planta medicinal
Comfrey (Wiktionary)

English

Alternative forms

  • comphrey, cumfrey

Etymology

From Middle English cumfiria, from Latin (herba) cōnfirma in Pseudo-Apuleius, also called cōnsolida, cōnserva, cōnferva, from conferveo (to boil together); from the use of the plant in tea to aid in healing bones. Doublet of consound and conferva.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈkʌm.fɹi/

Noun

comfrey (countable and uncountable, plural

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