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Premium Choice Slippery Elm Powder 12x100g
(Product Code: SF1000)
Slippery Elm Powder 100g Slippery Elm comes from a tree native to North America (The inner bark is dried and powdered, and used for medicinal purposes.) Slippery elm contains mucilage, (a substance that becomes a slick gel when mixed with water.) It coats and soothes the mouth, throat, stomach, and intestines. It also contains antioxidants that help relieve inflammatory bowel conditions. Slippery elm also causes increase mucus secretion. The increased mucus production may protect the gastrointestinal area against ulcers and excess acidity. Often suggested for the following conditions: Sore throat Cough Gastroesophogeal reflux disease (GERD) Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, and irritable bowel syndrom (IBS) Diarrhea Wounds, burns, boils, psoriasis, and other skin conditions (external) How to Take It: (Powder Form) Pediatric Give slippery elm to a child only under the supervision of a knowledgeable practitioner. Dosage is usually dependent on weight. Adult Tea: Pour 2 cups boiling water over 4 g (roughly 2 tablespoons) of powdered bark, then steep for 3 - 5 minutes. Drink 3 times per day. External application: Mix coarse powdered bark with boiling water to make a poultice; cool and apply to affected area. Never apply slippery elm to an open wound. Precautions: Slippery elm has no serious side effects. Because it coats the digestive tract, it may slow down the absorption of other drugs or herbs. You should take slippery elm 2 hours before or after other herbs or medications you may be taking.
Brand: Premium Choice
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