Known as the wound healer, it was described in the 16th century as “the water of the greater comferie drunke helpeth such as are bursten, and that have broken the bone of the legge”.
Latin name: Symphtum Officinale
Folk name: knitbone, boneset, blackwort, bruisewort, slippery root, knitback
Habitat: Riverbanks, ditches, wet woods
Part Used: Leaves & roots
Medicinal Use: Rapid healer of flesh and bones.
Wikipedia Link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Symphytum>