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Russian comfrey

Lawrence D. Hills

Russian comfrey

a hundred tons an acre of stock feed or compost for farm, garden or smallholding.

by Lawrence D. Hills

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Published by Faber .
Written in English


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Pagination167p.,ill.,23cm
Number of Pages167
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19868897M

Russian and prickly comfrey have the highest concentrations of toxic alkaloids, and the roots of any variety have higher concentrations than the leaves. These alkaloids are separate from the active healing constituents. Comfrey should not be used internally or externally for longer than four to six consecutive weeks. Comfrey is an anodyne and a hemostatic herb (according to Tom Hemenway in his book Gaia’s Garden: A Guide to Home-Scale Permaculture.) An anodyne is a painkiller. A hemostatic herb can help stop bleeding, reduce infection, and reduce swelling Blocking 14 Russian Comfrey is a variety of comfrey that is sterile and can only be spread.

Read "Comfrey Past, Present and Future" by Lawrence D. Hills available from Rakuten Kobo. Comfrey is noted by both organic gardeners and herbalists for its great usefulness and versatility. Of particular intere. en A felicitous mixture of comfrey, sanicle, wintergreen and goose grease - mixed in secret proportions, famous throughout the known world. OpenSubtitlesv3 ru Волшебная смесь окопника, подлесника, винтергрина на гусином жиру - смешана в секретных пропорциях.

  Russian comfrey, on the other hand, aka Bocking 14 (Symphytum x uplandicum) is most often chosen because it has sterile seeds and only reproduces by expanding at the root level, which can be divided after a few years. You can read more about comfrey on my post What is Comfrey and How to Grow It. To be comfy with comfrey, consult your doctor, and a reliable herbal textbook (such as John B. Lust’s The Herb Book, NY: Bantam, ), and do an internet search before employing this, or any herbal remedy.


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Russian comfrey by Lawrence D. Hills Download PDF EPUB FB2

Russian comfrey book drawing to the left is Russian Comfrey from Lawrence Hills' book "Russian Comfrey: A Hundred Tons an Acre". This book is written by Britain's leading researcher on Comfrey in the 20th century. It is the apotheosis of a life working with the plant, creating new strains and experimenting with uses in the garden, in agriculture, in livestock management and in medicine (something he outsourced to a medical colleague).Reviews: Russian Comfrey book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5. This is the case with Russian Comfrey. To obtain a copy of Russian Comfrey for personal study, fill out Russian comfrey book following mandatory information form and click 'Request Copy'. The form will be sent to the officer in charge of the Soil And Health Library, Steve Solomon.

Russian Comfrey Bocking Cultivar, 12 Cuttings for Growing Your Own Medicinal Salve, Compost Tea & Animal Fodder out of 5 stars $ Outsidepride Symphytum Officinale Comfrey Seeds - Seeds out of 5 stars $ In stock on August 6, /5(84).

Paul Alfrey from the Balkan Ecology Project gives the history of comfrey along with its multiple uses (as medicinal, biomass, mulch) and how he has created a comfrey patch to increase fertility in their market garden.

Comfrey is noted by both organic gardeners and herbalists for its great usefulness and versatility. Of particular interest is the 'Bocking 14' cultivar of Russian Comfrey. This strain was developed during the s by Lawrence D. Hills, who founded the organic gardening organization now known as Garden ce D.

Hills was the world authority on comfrey. Comfrey each day however good their grass, in the same way they will go to the hedges for deep-rooting herbage, for a change and to supply minerals." ("Russian Comfrey" by Lawrence D.

Hills.) The first photo is from the book "Comfrey: Fodder, Food and Remedy" by Lawrence. Free e-Book: “The Ancient Art of Raw Vinegars My research suggests that the level of PAs in Russian comfrey leaves can vary greatly during the year, and probably depending on growing conditions, but that they do have them.

However, I am not the arbiter or truth, nor do I have the lab equipment and skills to test this myself. I just wanted. book was written about comfrey inand that it can be downloaded for free from the Soil and Health library, I had to check it out.

Lawrence D. Hills' Russian Comfrey: A Hundred Tons an Acre of Stock Feed or Compost for Farm. Common comfrey (Symphytum officianale) and Russian Comfrey (S.

uplandicum) are fast-growing leafy plants that are considered invasive in some spread rapidly, and are incredibly difficult to control because new plants can sprout from even tiny sections of root left in the soil. Comfrey is noted by both organic gardeners and herbalists for its great usefulness and versatility.

Of particular interest is the 'Bocking 14' cultivar of Russian comfrey. This strain was developed during the s by Lawrence D. Hills, who founded the organic gardening organisation now known as Garden Organic. Comfrey is a shrub that grows in parts of Europe, Asia, and North America.

It can grow up to 5 feet tall. It produces clusters of purple, blue, and white flowers, and it’s. Brand new Book. Comfrey is noted by both organic gardeners and herbalists for its great usefulness and versatility. Of particular interest is the 'Bocking 14' cultivar of Russian comfrey. This strain was developed during the s by Lawrence D.

Hills, who founded the organic gardening organisation now known as Garden Organic. Lawrence D. Hill's great book on Russian Comfrey is a free download here. This was written before he began the Bockings work. If you are writing a scientific paper on Russian Comfrey, this book is a must read.

For more on Lawrence findings on Comfrey see his book Comfrey Past, Present and Future. You can also find the below books of Lawrence D Hills books for free at Soil and Health library. Russian Comfrey: A Hundred Tons an Acre of Stock Feed or Compost for Farm, Garden or Smallholding. Herbaceous perennial flowering to 3 feet, a hybrid of Russian Symphytum asperum and European Symphytum officinalis.

Bocking 14 cultivar of Russian Comfrey (Symphytum x uplandicum). Sterile hybrid does not make seeds. Uses: Comfrey is commonly used in permaculture as a companion plant to fruit trees.

Russian Comfrey is great for permaculture and has so many uses. Very effective ground cover to start with as it gets huge with time and the leaves are very large. I'm 5'10" and this plant is about 3 years old. It really does get big. The leaves closer to the ground get huge. The flowers of True Comfrey (Symphytum officinale) are generally very richly arrayed and colored dark purple.

The leaves are lance-shaped and not so broad as those of Russian Comfrey. True Comfrey is really the nicest of the Comfrey clan in my opinion. From the luscious leaves to the thick, mucilage-laden roots I find nothing to compare.

Comfrey is noted by both organic gardeners and herbalists for its great usefulness and versatility. Of particular interest is the 'Bocking 14' cultivar of Russian Comfrey. This strain was developed during the s by Lawrence D.

Hills, who founded the organic gardening organization now known as Garden : Faber and Faber. The Russian comfrey (Symphytum × uplandicum Nyman) is a cultivated perennial herb reaching about 1 m high with large, lance-shaped hairy leaves, hairy stems and magenta-pink flowers (Bareeba et al., ; Göhl, ; Boonman, ; Teynor et al., ).The root system of a well-established comfrey plant is fleshy and extensive.

The plant can be harvested for both leaves .Compared to true comfrey (Symphytum officinale), species of comfrey such as Russian comfrey (Symphytum x uplandicum) and prickly comfrey (Symphytum asperum) contain the more toxic macrocyclic diester PAs (Hoffmann, ) and higher levels of echimidine, which has exhibited a more toxic effect (Gardner & McGuffin, ).

This book is available for download from the online Soil and Health Holistic Agriculture Library: Hills, Lawrence D. Russian Comfrey: A Hundred Tons an Acre of Stock or Compost for Farm, Garden or Smallholding.

London: Faber and Faber Limited,