Comfrey is a powerful herb which supports and encourages the natural healing of bones and connective tissues in horses. Comfrey may also aid digestive and respiratory health. Not to be fed long-term.
Comfrey is probably the best known ‘healing’ plant. Also known as “knit bone”, feeding Comfrey can support the healing of bone and connective tissue. This is thought to be due to containing the compound Allantonin (now used in many face creams) which encourages regeneration of cells. Comfrey is also thought to have properties that make it ideal to feed to horse’s that are off work, to keep them more comfortable.
Please note: Comfrey contains compounds that may be detrimental if fed long-term - we strongly recommend following our feeding instructions.