Slippery Elm (Ulmus rubra) is a species of elm tree has been a part of traditional herbal medicine for over 100 years, by the North Americans and early settlers. The inner bark of the branches is collected in spring. Its bark is known for its mucilage constituents, which can help to coat and soothe the tissues of the GI tract.*
Native Americans used Slippery Elm to create balms or salves to heal wounds, burns, ulcers, psoriasis and other skin conditions. They also used it orally to soothe sore throats, relieve coughs, and help with diarrhea and stomach issues. Slippery Elm was used during the American Revolution to help treat and soothe the wounds of soldiers.
Native to North America, Slippery Elm is a deciduous tree that can grow up to about 65 feet in height and 20 inches in diameter. It grows mostly in the Appalachian Mountains and the damp forests of eastern North America and southeastern Canada.
Take 2 capsules 1 to 3 times daily.
Slippery Elm should be taken with 8 oz of liquid.
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