Slippery Elm Bark
Review Slippery Elm Bark Forms and Sizes Below
Common Name: Slippery Elm, Indian Elm, Red Elm, American Elm, Soft Elm, Gray Elm, Ulmus Capestris
Botanical Name: Ulmus rubra
Slippery Elm Bark Dosage: Follow doctors instructions on how to use this herb.
Slippery Elm Bark Precautions: Do not take if pregnant or nursing. Avoid if allergic to Slippery Elm pollen or peach.
Slippery Elm Bark Benefits & Information
The inner bark of the slippery elm contains a rich mucilage consisting of complex pleasant tasting polysaccharides which create a soothing gelatinous fiber. Early settlers used this substance as food and medicine for sore throats, cough, lung dryness and digestive issues. Slippery Elm Bark is traditionally used to soothe irritated mucous membranes, promote normal bowel function, It benefits gastrointestinal health, may support urinary tract health, and benefits the throat.
Slippery Elm Bark Naturally Occurring Components: polysaccharides: pentoses, methyl-pentoses, hexoses; beta-sitosterol, beta-carotene, proanthocyanidins