This herb soothes irritated mucous membranes in the lining of the respiratory tract, stomach and digestive system, making it ideal for stomach ulcers, enteritis, colitis, sore throat, etc. Slippery Elm is traditionally mixed with honey and a little water
to soothe sore and irritated throats and is applied topically to skin sores to reduce inflammation. A gruel made from the herb is excellent for convalescing patients who are struggling to eat
Contents: Slippery Elm (Ulmus rubra) powder
Preparation: Mix 1-2 tsp with a little water to form a paste, then add more hot water. Drink 3 times daily.
Other Names: Ulmus rubra
Grown in: China
Organic Status: Australian certified before repackaging
Plant Parts: Inner Bark
Packaging: Home compostable, reusable zip lock pouch
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