Why Slippery Elm Bark? Slippery elm is native to the eastern and central United States. It likes growing on flood plains and is often found growing along rivers. It has traditionally been used for a variety of medicinal purposes. Its common names include Red elm, elm bark, moose elm, Indian elm, rock elm, and American elm.
Quality Assured: Our slippery elm bark is responsibly sourced in the U.S.A. This herb is Certified Organic by Oregon Tilth and grown without the use of genetic engineering, artificial fertilizers, or pesticides. Our experts here at the Apothecary Shoppe personally evaluate every herb through taste, touch, and smell to assure that you are receiving the best botanicals suitable for use.
Benefits: Slippery elm powder is said to be as nutritious as oatmeal and can be prepared in a variety of ways.
Cautions and Contraindications: The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) lists slippery elm as safe for use when used appropriately.
*This statement has not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
Slippery Elm Gruel or Porridge
Slippery elm Ulmus rubra powder: 1½ teaspoons
Milk: ½ pint
Honey: 1 teaspoon
Cinnamon Cinnamomum zeylanicum, nutmeg Myristica fragrans, or cardamom Elettaria cardamomum (powdered): 1 pinch
Mix slippery elm and honey into a paste. Bring the milk to a boil and stir in the paste. Add the spices to taste. Drink while warm. This is a soothing, healing, and nourishing food.