Slippery Elm (Ulmus Fulva) from Bio-Health Ltd is a pure powdered bark contained in vegetable capsules. It is additive free and suitable for vegans and vegetarians.
What is Slippery Elm?
Slippery Elm is a soothing and highly nutritious, digestible substance. It has a worldwide long history of use. When the herb comes into contact with inflamed surfaces such as the skin or intestinal membranes it's effect is to soothe and "coat" the irritated tissue, protecting it from further injury while drawing out toxins or irritants.
What is Slippery Elm used for?
- Gastritis and acid indigestion
- Hiatus hernia
- Peptic ulceration
- Colitis and Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
- Hemorrhoids (internal)
- Bronchitis and Pleurisy (cough remedy)
- As a baby food
- As a "drawing" poultice (topically)
Where does it come from?
Slippery Elm is a native of the northern United States and Canada. It is most frequently found in the Allegheny Mountains. It thrives in open situations on high ground. The inner bark of the bole and branches is collected in the Spring.
- Large amounts of mucilage
- Inner bark
Size: 300mg (available in 60s and 120s)
Part of the Purefil range.