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Growing ComfreyComfrey is a medicinal plant that grows very easily rather like a weed as a matter of fact. It is a bushy perennial plant with fuzzy leaves and bell shaped small flowers that are a bright pinkish purple Canada Goose Parka in color.
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Clip leaves from the comfrey plant and allow them to dry out fully. You can also purchase dried comfrey on the internet if you don’t wish to grow your own.
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