Today I am healing from a pretty tough sprained ankle, and wanted to share with you how to make your own herbal medicine called a poultice, which rests on the skin and heals the deep tissue of the body. In this video we’ll be making a Comfrey Poultice, an ancient herbal healing modality that works deeply and quickly for mending bumps, bruises, broken bones, and sprains!
Comfrey has been used globally for centuries as an herbal medicine, to deep-heal sprains and breaks. It’s common name ‘comfrey’ comes from the Latin “con firma,” in reference to it’s use in knitting broken bones back together. Our ancestors called it ‘knitbone‘ just for that reason! Comfrey’s genus name Symphytum sources from the Greek root word sympho, which means ‘to unite.’
In this herbal medicine-making video, I’ll show you how to make your own poultices, should you or anyone around you ever sprain something, or break a bone, and we’ll talk about cultivating your own Comfrey (it’s so easy!). I’ve used poultices for years with …