Rub Your Pain Away

Published: January 28, 2015

Tired of medication side effects as you give your body what it needs to get pain free? The good news is that a new topical pain cream can be very helpful, and we've been getting awesome feedback from folks!

The cream? Comfrey, also known as TraumaPlant!

Comfrey used to be called "Bone-knit" and has a long history of use for trauma and wound healing. The concern was that the herb itself was a double-edged sword, having a mix of healthy and unhealthy components. This problem has now been overcome, with a new plant strain having only the healthy component.

And it has been worth waiting for!

In one double blind study[1] looking at its effectiveness in muscle pain (low back pain in this study) it was dramatically effective, affirming what we are seeing day to day. Another study found it to be highly effective in neck muscle pain[2].

In addition to being excellent for pain, comfrey also helps:

  1. Wound healing[3]
  2. Joint pain and swelling from injuries[4,5]
  3. Tendonitis[6]
  4. Muscle pain[7]

Comfrey (TraumaPlant) can be used in combination with other oral and topical treatments, both natural and prescription. I like to combine it with Curamin and End Pain for 6 weeks (using all three 3x per day to see the full effect), then being able to lower the dose of both the pain medications, and natural remedies. I do this while treating the root cause of the pain with S.H.I.N.E.

This topical comfrey is safe and effective for adults and children. Apply liberally several times a day. Using this approach, most people get good pain relief, most often becoming pain free.

You can become pain free too!


  1. Kucera M, Barna M, Horàcek O, Kàlal J, Kucera A, Hladìkova M. Topical symphytum herb concentrate cream against myalgia: a randomized controlled double-blind clinical study. Adv Ther. 2005 Nov-Dec;22(6):681-92. ).
  2. Guth A. Final report of the monitoring of the rehabilitation in cervical spine functional disorders in medication coverage with the help of Traumaplant®. Aerztliche Rundschau. Lek Obz. 2009;58(suppl):1-[German]
  3. Nieder R. Effect of an active substance complex from Symphytum on epithelialization. Acta Therapeutica. 1989;15:289-297.
  4. Mayer G. The local treatment of acute lateral distortions of the ankle joint with an ointment containing a Symphytum active substance complex. Acta Therapeutica. 1991;17:89-100.
  5. Kucera M, Barna M, Horácek O, Kováriková J, Kucera A. Efficacy and safety of topically applied   Symphytum herb extract cream in the treatment of ankle distortion: results of a randomized controlled clinical double blind study. Wien Med Wochenschr. 2004 Nov;154(21-22):498-507.
  6. Mayer G. The local treatment of acute supraspinatus tendon syndrome with a Symphytum active substance complex ointment. Dtsch Z Sportmed [German J Sports Med]. 1993;44(3):121-124.
  7. Kucera M, Kalal J, Polesna Z. Effects of Symphytum ointment on muscular symptoms and functional locomotor disturbances. Adv Therapy. 2000;17(4):204-210.
Jacob Teitelbaum, MD

is one of the world's leading integrative medical authorities on fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue. He is the lead author of eight research studies on their effective treatments, and has published numerous health & wellness books, including the bestseller on fibromyalgia From Fatigued to Fantastic! and The Fatigue and Fibromyalgia Solution. His newest book (June 10, 2024) is You Can Heal From Long COVID. Dr. Teitelbaum is one of the most frequently quoted fibromyalgia experts in the world and appears often as a guest on news and talk shows nationwide including Good Morning America, The Dr. Oz Show, Oprah & Friends, CNN, and Fox News Health.

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