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Slippery Elm

Slippery Elm, scientifically known as Ulmus rubra, is a tree native to North America and has a long history of use in traditional medicine. The inner bark of the Slippery Elm tree is rich in mucilage, a substance that becomes gel-like when mixed with water. This mucilage gives Slippery Elm its unique medicinal properties. In traditional medicine, Slippery Elm has been used to soothe and protect the mucous membranes of the digestive tract. It is often used as a natural remedy for conditions such as gastritis, acid reflux, and inflammatory bowel diseases like ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease. Slippery Elm is believed to coat the digestive tract, providing a protective barrier and reducing irritation. It is also known for its potential anti-inflammatory effects. Additionally, Slippery Elm has been used topically to alleviate skin irritations, burns, and minor wounds. It can be prepared as a tea, lozenge, or powder for internal or external use. As with any herbal remedy, it is advisable to consult with a healthcare professional before using Slippery Elm for medicinal purposes, especially if you have any pre-existing medical conditions or are taking other medications.
Slippery Elm

This herb is not commonly consumed for its nutritional value. It is primarily utilized for its medicinal properties and as an herb in traditional medicine. As a result, comprehensive nutritional information, such as macronutrient content or vitamin and mineral profiles, specific to it is not readily available. It is important to note that this herb is primarily used for its potential health benefits rather than its nutritional content.

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Protection, halting gossip, and attracting money.

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Slippery elm can be used in protective charms, carried for stopping gossip, or used in money spells.

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Often mixed with water to form a gruel or used in lozenges

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