Comfrey Root - Organic Powder Form 1 lb. - Starwest Botanicals Brand (209230-51)
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Starwest Botanicals

Comfrey Root - Organic Powder 1 lb. - Starwest Botanicals

$27.00

Herbal Information on Organic Comfrey Root in Powder Form

Common Names: Comfrey Root

Botanical Name: Symphytum officinale

Other Names: Slippery Root, Knitbone, Blackwort, Bruisewort

Other Ingredients: None, nothing has been added to this product.

Form: Powder, Certified Organic

Package Size: One Pound (1 lb.)

Dosage: Consult your healthcare professional for correct dosage.

Origin: Croatia

Brand: Starwest Botanicals

Cautions: Do not use if nursing or pregnant. For external use only. Do not use on broken skin.

California Prop 65 

Additional Information

  • supports joint function
  • natural skin care
  • powerful antioxidant

How to Use Red Root

Comfrey root is suggested for external use only. That means it should be used in topical creams, essential oilssalves, and poultices. It was used often in ancient Greece and Rome for a variety of ailments. 

The natural occurring chemical constituents of comfrey include:
tannin,s rosmarinic acid, allantoin, steroidal saponins, mucilage, inulin, pyrrolizidine alkaloids, gum, carotene, glycosides, sugars, beta-sitosterol, triterpenoids, vitamin b-12, protein, and zinc.

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How to Use Bulk Herbs
Need help on figuring out how to use bulk herbs? Check out our informational pages on how to use herbs correctly!

how to use herbs, different ways to use herbs, tutorials for herb use, instructions of herb use

About Starwest Botanicals Quality Control
Starwest Botanicals validated quality assurance testing includes:

  • Organoleptic testing to ensure proper appearance, color, aroma and flavor.
  • Microscopic and Macroscopic inspection for foreign matter.
  • HPTLC for identification, to verify purity and authenticity.
  • ICP-MS heavy metal analysis.
  • Microbiology testing for pathogens such as E. coli and salmonella.
  • Chemical analyses for moisture content, volatile oil, ash and acid insoluble ash.
  • Audits all suppliers yearly to assure they meet our GMP requirements.

Laboratory Analysis
Samples are retained from all shipments are thoroughly tested and compared to our extensive reference library of dried herbs and botanicals to verify authenticity. All lot samples are kept for five years and can be traced for verification. Starwest Botanicals utilizes not only their in-house laboratory but also independent labs and consultants to guarantee their analyses are complete. Testing includes organoleptic analysis for aroma, color, flavor and texture. Physical testing involves moisture, volatile oil content, heavy metals, microbiology, thin layer chromatography, and other tests specific to each herb.

About Herbal Remedies and Alternative Medicine
Herbal remedies have been used for thousands of years in all cultures. In this day and age, Western bulk herbs and spices should be regarded as an added element to present-day healthcare and not as a replacement. Botanical herbs and teas emphasize harmony, support, and balance.

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    Herbal Information on Organic Comfrey Root in Powder Form

    Common Names: Comfrey Root

    Botanical Name: Symphytum officinale

    Other Names: Slippery Root, Knitbone, Blackwort, Bruisewort

    Other Ingredients: None, nothing has been added to this product.

    Form: Powder, Certified Organic

    Package Size: One Pound (1 lb.)

    Dosage: Consult your healthcare professional for correct dosage.

    Origin: Croatia

    Brand: Starwest Botanicals

    Cautions: Do not use if nursing or pregnant. For external use only. Do not use on broken skin.

    California Prop 65 

    Additional Information

    • supports joint function
    • natural skin care
    • powerful antioxidant

    How to Use Red Root

    Comfrey root is suggested for external use only. That means it should be used in topical creams, essential oilssalves, and poultices. It was used often in ancient Greece and Rome for a variety of ailments. 

    The natural occurring chemical constituents of comfrey include:
    tannin,s rosmarinic acid, allantoin, steroidal saponins, mucilage, inulin, pyrrolizidine alkaloids, gum, carotene, glycosides, sugars, beta-sitosterol, triterpenoids, vitamin b-12, protein, and zinc.

     blue-bar1.jpg

    How to Use Bulk Herbs
    Need help on figuring out how to use bulk herbs? Check out our informational pages on how to use herbs correctly!

    how to use herbs, different ways to use herbs, tutorials for herb use, instructions of herb use

    About Starwest Botanicals Quality Control
    Starwest Botanicals validated quality assurance testing includes:

    • Organoleptic testing to ensure proper appearance, color, aroma and flavor.
    • Microscopic and Macroscopic inspection for foreign matter.
    • HPTLC for identification, to verify purity and authenticity.
    • ICP-MS heavy metal analysis.
    • Microbiology testing for pathogens such as E. coli and salmonella.
    • Chemical analyses for moisture content, volatile oil, ash and acid insoluble ash.
    • Audits all suppliers yearly to assure they meet our GMP requirements.

    Laboratory Analysis
    Samples are retained from all shipments are thoroughly tested and compared to our extensive reference library of dried herbs and botanicals to verify authenticity. All lot samples are kept for five years and can be traced for verification. Starwest Botanicals utilizes not only their in-house laboratory but also independent labs and consultants to guarantee their analyses are complete. Testing includes organoleptic analysis for aroma, color, flavor and texture. Physical testing involves moisture, volatile oil content, heavy metals, microbiology, thin layer chromatography, and other tests specific to each herb.

    About Herbal Remedies and Alternative Medicine
    Herbal remedies have been used for thousands of years in all cultures. In this day and age, Western bulk herbs and spices should be regarded as an added element to present-day healthcare and not as a replacement. Botanical herbs and teas emphasize harmony, support, and balance.

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    Current Stock:
    SKU: 209230-51
    Global Trade Item Number: 767963023810
    Manufacturer Part Number 209230-51
    Condition: New
    Availability: Usually ships in 1 business day.
    Width: 5.00 (in)
    Height: 7.00 (in)
    Depth: 2.00 (in)