Last summer when I was working in the garden, I sprained my wrist. The pain was 11 from scale 1 to 10. I had no insurance so pain medications out of the question. So I went to my local herb shop and purchase a small bag of Symphytum x uplandicum, known as Russian Comfrey. With two tablespoonfuls and a coffee press, I religiously took 2 large cups of the herb twice daily for 6 weeks straight. In the middle of the 4th week, I started to see significant improvements to my wrist. I could easily move with with out feeling significant pain. By the 6th week, the pain went from 11 to 0. Read more.