Found this info on Comfrey. Thought you guys would get a kick out of it. Comfrey (Symphytum officianale)also known as Knit-bane, Bone-set, Bruise-wort, Knit-back, Church Bells, "Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob",Knit-bone, consound, black-wort, slippery root, yalluc, gum plant, consolida, ass's ear and Saracen's Root. There are also several varieties of comfrey including: Bocking 4 which contains almost 35 percent total protein and in many areas is used for animal feed. Bocking 14 which has the highest potash content. Hidcote Blue which is known for its gorgeous light blue flowers and the most common used magically. Nothing pretties up an altar like Hidcote Blue Dwarf Comfrey which is the best medicinal comfrey and also makes a great composting plant, as it aids in rapid breakdown of other composting materials. Russian Comfrey which is the prettiest variant is most commonly planted in decorative gardens. All varieties of comfrey can be grown from seed, cutting or division. The occasionally suffer from rust and powdery mildew and infected plants must be cut down and burned. never compost infected plants. They prefer sun or semi-shade and thrive in gardens. Not suitable for indoor growing but can be grown on a patio if you have a large enough container. Medicinally, comfrey is a valuable healing herb that helps seal and heal wounds, hence many of its names. However, while it is a source of Vitamin b12, this herb should be used in moderation as it is reported to cause serious liver damage if taken in large amounts over long periods of time. As a poultice, it is used for healing burns and sealing wounds. You can also make a wash by boiling the leaves, however the longer you boil them the greater the coloration it leaves on the skin. Boiled comfrey dye is a beautiful golden yellow color that works on most fabrics. Comfrey has been cultivated for healing since 400 BCE. It was used by such notable Greek physicians as Herodotus, Nicander, Galen and Dioscorides. It continued to be used throughout history and its use spread throughout Europe. Magically, comfrey is represented by and representative of the planet Saturn and is a key ingredient in incense for those who are ruled by or Honor Saturn. Its element is Water and was once burned in incense and used in bouquets and sprays to honor Hecate. Comfrey is used in protective magic for the traveler and to protect against theft by placing a comfrey leaf in your luggage to make sure it isn't lost or stolen and use the root in sachets for protection while traveling, as well as to keep your lover faithful while you are gone. The sachets can also be used to protect vehicles; just hang from your rearview mirror or hide it under a seat. Thanks to its well known binding properties which make it so useful in healing, comfrey is used in any form of magic where you want to create, maintain, or even strengthen a bond, but it cannot be used to break a bond. Gamblers wrap their money in a comfrey leaf for several days before going to a casino or poker game to keep their bets coming back to them. Women the world over have used comfrey baths and washes to bind love about them and bind their lovers to them. Burned with mugwort, seers can use it to create a stronger divinatory bond and gain clearer insights. In spells on unhelthy relationships, it often strengthens the bonds so ad some comfrey to heal the wounds of such relationships as well for greater magical success. Comfrey flowers, especially blue ones, can be substituted in any spell calling for borage.