Beauty Facial Cream contains: Comfrey Root, Oak Bark, Marshmallow Root, Mullein Herb, Walnut Bark (or leaves), Gravel Root, Wormwood, Lobelia and Skullcap in an olive oil and beeswax base whipped with aloe vera into a creamy smooth texture. Weight - 2 oz. Labeled for external use due to comfrey*
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The FDA is requiring all the herb companies put a warning label on any product that has comfrey in it. The label says the following:
Warning: External use only. Consuming this product can cause serious liver damage. This product contains Comfrey. Comfrey contains pyrrolizidine alkaloids, which may cause serious illness or death. This product should not be taken orally, used as a suppository, or applied to broken skin. For futher information contact the FDA at http://www.cfsan.fda.gov
It is true that there are pyrrolizidine alkaloids in comfrey. Dr. Christopher taught and believed that herbs should be used in their entirety. He believed that the body is able to deal with small amounts of toxins in the herbs when the whole herb is used. Whole herbs are used in the formulas. No research was done by the FDA concerning the use of whole herbs - only that pyrrolizidine alkaloids alone cause liver damage.
Here is an additional link to the FDA site concerning the use of comfrey: http://www.cfsan.fda.gov/~dms/ds-ill.html
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