What is Comfrey?

Category: Complementary and Alternative Medicines


Comfrey is a plant product that is used in herbal medicine. It has been said to aid in treating bronchial problems, arthritis, broken bones, and a variety of skin conditions. It is commonly used topically.

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Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
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None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Comfrey

Side effect Patients


Based on patients currently using Comfrey

Dosage Patients
1other as needed 1


Currently using Comfrey

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 0
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
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