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Monterey Bay Spice Company

Bulk Herbs & Spices

our seasonally available DIY PUMPKIN SPICE SET is here!
Slippery Elm
shopping: one organic variety
Ulmus rubra

organic slippery elm

plant overview
smooth and soothing, slippery elm

Slippery elm is a small species of elm tree that is native to eastern North America. The bark of the tree is harvested for its inner lining or pith, which contains a high mucilage content that gives rise to the “slippery” factor. Slippery elm bark is traditionally used to make soothing ointments, lotions, creams and other topical preparations for the skin. The herb is also used to make tinctures, teas, syrups and throat lozenges. Powdered slippery elm bark is typically used to make poultices and suppositories. Because slippery elm bark contains various nutrients, the powdered herb is also encapsulated as a dietary supplement or is combined with hot water, cinnamon and sugar to make a gruel, or hot cereal.

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Slippery elm bark
You are shopping Organic Slippery elm bark
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This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.
This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

please be advised: 
you should always consult with your doctor
before making any changes to your diet!!
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