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Comfrey (symphytum officinale)

A herb of the borage family. It was once an important medicinal plant for treating wounds, and is still sometimes used as a poultice. Internal use is now discouraged, as comfrey was found to contain pyrroliziidine alkaloids, compounds reported to cause liver disease and cancer if taken over a long period of time.

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