Categories: Digestive System, Intestinal System
: Intestinal Inflammation, Poor Digestion, Colon Disorders, Ulcers, Urinary Tract, Sore Throat, Arthritis
Slippery Elm (Digestive, Intestinal helps relieve digestive discomfort and provides mucilage to soothe the digestive tract. It grows widely throughout North America and is also known by the names Red Elm, Moose Elm and Indian Elm.
The plant contains mucilage, a long chain of sugars (polysaccharides) that make a slippery substance when combined with water. This mucilage is believed to soothe the digestive system. Slippery elm is also rich in nutrients and is easy to digest, making it an excellent food during times of digestive discomfort.
It can be made into a gruel. In times of famine, early American settlers used it as a survival food; George Washington and his troops survived for several days on slippery elm gruel during the bitter winter at Valley Forge. Each capsule contains 360 mg slippery elm.
Capsules: Take 2 capsules with a meal twice daily. Bulk: Mix 1 or 2 heaping teaspoon(s) in a glass (8 oz) of Nature’s Spring water or juice daily.
Slippery Elm is also available in these combination packages:
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