Comfrey - Symphytum Research has now shown Comfrey to contain the plant chemicals allantoin and rosmarinic acid. Allantoin is able to accelerate cellular mitosis (meaning it speeds up the process of new tissue growth) comfrey also contains minerals such as vitamin C and Magnesium. Comfrey accelerates skin healing, and possesses anti-inflammatory agents.
To add to the benefits of the amazing herb comfrey also demonstrate benefits when applied to skin. compounds include rosmarinic acid, caffeic acid and chlorogenic acid which helps to protect the lipid linings of skin cells and reduce inflammation.