Terry Naturally Protocol

Traumaplant

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Traumaplant® Comfrey Cream

For wound healing: 1 application daily, for a period of 7 days. Cover the wound with a sterile dressing.
For muscle pain (adults & children 3 years & older): 3 applications daily, for up to 2 weeks.
For muscle pain (adults only): 4-5 applications daily, for up to 2 weeks.

Benefits:

  • Helps to temporarily relieve aches and pains of muscles and ligaments, caused by strains and sprains (such as acute ankle distortion and back pain).
  • Helps to temporarily relieve muscle pain such as back pain.
  • Helps to speed healing of fresh abrasions.
  • Helps soothe sore muscles.
  • Helps with minor wound healing.
  • Tested pyrrolizidine alkaloid-free (PA Free) like all Symphytum x uplandicum products in Canada.†

Key features:

  • Comfrey has been a favorite herb in Europe since ancient times
  • The clinically studied comfrey (Symphytum x uplandicum NYMAN) used in Traumaplant is rich in the goodness of the plant’s key elements – rosmarinic acid, allantoin, and choline – from the flowers, stems, and leaves.
  • Traumaplant comfrey is grown in Germany without chemical pesticides or artificial fertilizers, and is free of toxic PAs (pyrrolizidine alkaloids).
  • Terry Naturally® CANADA pioneered the introduction of this specific species of comfrey to Canada. Health Canada added Symphytum x uplandicum NYMAN as a new ingredient to their database during registration of the NPN.
  • Safe for adults and children ages 3 years and up.

Terry Naturally Traumaplant Product Sheet

†Tested pyrrolizidine alkaloid free like all Symphytum x uplandicum products in Canada.

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References

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