Slippery Elm

slippery elm herb
Slippery elm (Ulmus rubra) is a tree that is native to North America. Only the inner bark of slippery elm, not the whole bark, is used as medicine. Its inner bark feels slippery when chewed and may be effective for soothing sore throat and also contains chemicals that can increase mucous secretion, which might be helpful for stomach and intestinal problems.
  • sore throat
  • constipation
  • stomach ulcers
  • skin disorders
  • and many other conditions