Latin name: Ulmus rubra
Plant Part: Inner bark
Dietary fibre, gastritis, ulcers (stomach, duodenal, intestinal, etc), haemorrhoids, IBS or IBD, digestive infections, diarrhoea &/or constipation, etc
Name: Slippery Elm – Ulmus fulva
Part Used: Inner bark
- composed of galactose
- 3-methyl galactose
- galacturonic acid residues
Indications: Slippery Elm Bark is a soothing nutritive demulcent which is perfectly suited for sensitive or inflamed mucous membrane linings in the digestive system. It may be used in gastritis, gastric or duodenal ulcer, enteritis, colitis and all other inflamed digestive tract conditions, as it lubricates and soothes alimentary mucosa & relieves intestinal irritation. ? It is often used as a food during convalescence as it is gentle and easily assimilated. In diarrhea it will soothe and astringe at the same time. Externally it makes an excellent poultice for use in cases of boils, abscesses or ulcers. Great as a source of fibre during time of diarrhea and/or constipation.
Specific Indications: acute gastritis and duodenal ulcer, gastritis, diarrhea, dysentery, enteritis. Inflammation of the mouth and throat. Vaginitis. Burns, scalds and abrasions. Haemorrhoids and anal fissure. Varicose ulcer. Abscesses, boils, carbuncles, inflamed wounds and ulcers.
Preparations: Decoction: use l part of the powdered bark to 8 parts of water. Mix the powder in a little water initially to ensure it will mix. Bring to the boil and simmer gently for l0-l5 minutes. Drink half a cup three times a day. Alternatively, you can add it to you smoothies and other drinks. Poultice: mix the coarse powdered bark with enough boiling water to make a paste, and apply to the affected area.
|Size||100 grams, 50 grams, 500 grams|