HERB - Re: Comfrey toxicity

Carl/Anne Adamczyk ladygrania at juno.com
Fri Jan 29 17:43:12 PST 1999

 Could >anyone suggest an alternative that is safer?  The recipe calls
>leaf, lavender, chamomile, lemon balm, calendula, and a few others.  I 
>also have
>a recipe that calls for lavender, epsom salts, and comfrey leaf.  Is 
>there an
>herb that is effective against achy muscles that I could use instead?  
>After all,
>my goal is to have a nice, soothing bath, not to expose myself to 
>Thanks for your input!
I'm just extrapolating here but rue may be helpful.  Rue is an
anti-spasmodic and when taken internally is used for menstrual cramps and
GI spasms.  Externally, as in bath water, rue may have similar effect via
transdermal action.  

Just a thought.


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