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Slippery Elm Bark Powder

100% Pure Slippery Elm Bark

100% Slippery Elm Bark Powder. Native to North America, Slippery elm has been used as a natural cure for numerous ailments.  Derived from the inner bark of the slippery elm tree. High in fibre with no added salt or sugar, slippery elm bark can be made into a thick paste or added to juice or water as a drink.  Unlike some other slippery elm powder, this product does not contain anything but Slippery elm bark. Other ranges add wholemeal flour. This product is 100% pure and is gluten free, dairy free, Vegan, lactose free and soy free, wheat free and is a source of fibre. Packed in Australia from imported ingredients (USA) 125 grams.

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Brand

Lotus

Size

125 grams

Common Uses

The main uses of Slippery Elm are reported to be that it strengthens and soothes. It has been used in gastrointestinal problems such as hiatus hernias, gastritis, ulcers, enteritis, colitis, diverticulitis & other intestinal inflammatory condition. Also used in both constipation and diarrhoea, as it can 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 hemorrhoids. It may also be used as a food during convalescence as it is gentle and easily assimilated. Used historically as a wholesome & nutritious food for infants & invalids.

Suggested Dosage

Instructions for use: To make a drink mix 1-2 teaspoons of slippery elm bark powder into a smooth paste by slowly adding warm water and stirring continuously. Once a consistent paste has been made, slowly add more warm water while stirring. Add a sprinkling of cinnamon or honey to taste. It is important to add the water slowly and for the water to be added to the powder, not the powder added to the water. After opening, reseal the bag and store in a cool dry place.

Health Information

Slippery Elm Bark

Slippery Elm is the inner bark of a tree in the elm family. It 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 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.

 

Ingredients

100% Slippery elm bark powder. No preservatives or additives. Product os USA.

Precautions

Keep out of the reach of children.  Store in a cool dry place, away from direct sunlight.

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Brand

Lotus

Price

NZ$23.95

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