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Slippery Elm Bark

Slippery Elm Bark - 100 VegeCaps

Natures Way Slippery Elm Bark. The soothing, nutritive & demulcent properties of Slippery elm bark nourish & soothe inflamed mucous membrane linings in the digestive tract such as colitis & ulcers. Used historically as a wholesome & nutritious food for infants & invalids. 400mg per capsule. 100 Vege caps

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Common Uses

Strengthens and soothes. It may be used in gastrointestinal problems such as hiatus hernias, gastritis, ulcers, enteritis, colitis, diverticulitis or any other intestinal inflammatory condition. Also may be used in both constipation and diarrhoea as it will soothe and astringe at the same time. Can be used as a gargle for both sore throats and tonsillitis. May be used topically in diaper rash and haemorrhoids. It may also be used as a food during convalescence as it is gentle and easily assimilated.

Suggested Dosage

Recommendation: Four capsules three times daily with warm water, between mealtimes. Can be brewed as a tea, but is mucilaginous and therefore difficult to process.

Health Information

Slippery Elm has excellent soothing properties, which makes it a first line of relief for inflamed mucous membrane in the mouth, throat and digestive tract. Slippery Elm tea can be gargled for sore throats, swallowed for gastrointestinal distress and taken in capsule form or used as the main ingredient in an enema for diarrhoea. Slippery Elm in powder can be made into a gruel and fed with baby cereal to relieve diarrhoea in infants. This herb is a contact healer and can be used both internally and externally. It coats, relaxes and heals all inflamed tissues, including irritated and inflamed mucous membranes of the stomach, bowels and kidney. It is great for hiatus hernias, but if using it for this, it must be taken in the tea form or powder stirred in water, otherwise the capsule would dissolve in the stomach and the hernia would not be coated since it is above the stomach.


Each vegetarian capsule contains: 400mg Slippery Elm Bark (Ulmus rubra).  Other ingredients: Plant derived capsule (hypromellose cellulose, magnesium stearate).  Gluten Free. No sugar, salt, yeast, wheat, corn, soy, dairy products, artificial colour, flavours or preservatives. 


Keep out of reach of Children. If pregnant or nursing, consult a healthcare professional before use. Slippery elm should not be taken together with any medications (in the same mouthful) as it may interfere with their absorption. 

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