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Comfrey MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Comfrey
Tree Number(s)
B01.875.800.575.912.250.150.210
Unique ID
D020844
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020844
Scope Note
Perennial herb Symphytum officinale, in the family Boraginaceae, used topically for wound healing. It contains ALLANTOIN, carotene, essential oils (OILS, VOLATILE); GLYCOSIDES; mucilage, resin, SAPONINS; TANNINS; triterpenoids, VITAMIN B12, and ZINC. Comfrey also contains PYRROLIZIDINE ALKALOIDS and is hepatotoxic if ingested.
Entry Term(s)
Symphytum officinale
Registry Number
txid278672
Previous Indexing
Plants, Medicinal (1967-1999)
Public MeSH Note
2000
History Note
2000
Date Established
2000/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/11/04
Revision Date
2021/06/30
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