Slippery Elm Bark is a great medicinal to have around! Native Americans have used this trees bark for years in teas and poultices.
Unfortunately Slippery Elm trees have suffered greatly to Dutch elm disease. We are grateful to be able to offer this organically grown bark, and keep this helpful healing tree part of your life! Slippery Elm Bark is high in antioxidants and contains mucilage. Mucilage is a substance that becomes gelatinous when mixed with water! Mucilage coats the throat, stomach, and intestines helping them heal from many sicknesses.
As a tea Slippery Elm Bark would be used to treat symptoms of cough, sore throat, ulcers, and several intestinal problems. One spoon of bark to an 8 ounce cup is the best way to make tea with this medicine.
Slippery Elm Bark traditionally would be boiled, cooled, and applied as a poultice.
Slippery Elm is thought to cause miscarriages in pregnant women, do not use if pregnant.
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