slippery elm


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slippery elm

n.
1. An elm (Ulmus rubra syn. U. fulva) of eastern North America, having hard wood and mucilaginous, aromatic inner bark.
2. The powdered inner bark of this tree, used medicinally.

slippery elm

Herbal medicine
A deciduous tree that contains mucilage, starch and tannins; its inner bark is emollient and mildly astringent. Slippery elm has been used internally for coughs, diarrhoea, gastrointestinal inflammation, constipation, menstrual and renal dysfunction and sore throat; it is used topically for burns, wounds and dry skin.
 
Toxicity
Contact dermatitis caused by powdered bark.

slippery elm

An herbal remedy used as a demulcent or as a poultice.

slippery elm,

n Latin names:
Ulmus rubra, Ulmus fulva; part used: bark; uses: coughs, gastrointestinal irritation, skin irritation, poultice for wounds or burns; precautions: spontaneous abortion, pregnancy, lactation, children. Also called
American elm, Indian elm, moose elm, red elm, or
sweet elm.
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This forest contains at least 24 different tree species, the most common of which include sugar hackberry (Celtis laevigata), American hackberry (Celtis occidentalis), green ash (Fraxinus pennsylvanica), eastern cottonwood (Populus deltoides), bur oak (Quercus macrocarpa), American elm (Ulmus americana), cedar elm (Ulmus crassifolia) and slippery elm (Ulmus rubra).
Many people, however, find milk quite difficult to digest and for them slippery elm food is a delicious alternative.
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Slippery elm powder can be used to sooth acid stomachs and prevent damage from excess acid, as well as helping to correct the bacterial balance in the gut.
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