Slippery elm bark contains, as its primary ingredient, mucilage, as well as quantities of gallic acid, phenols, starches, sugars, Vitamins A, B complex, C, K and P. It contains large amounts of calcium, magnesium, and sodium, as well as lesser amounts of chromium and selenium, and trace amounts of iron, phosphorous, silicon and zinc.
Stripping the bark of the tree can kill the tree and must be done carefully.
Emotional or nervous problems treatment: Calcium content makes it a good calmative medicine. Drink as a tea when needed. A teaspoon of diluted powder in warmed water.
Antibiotic and anti-microbial effect: Helps to remove toxins from the body; therefore, it promotes faster healing of cuts, burns, ulcers and wounds when its taken as a tonic tea. 1 teaspoon of powder with 1 glass hot water or taken in a prepared capsule with just elm ground powder making it easy to swallow and consume.
Cancer reducing properties: Mixing with 3 other herbs it has been used as an effective treatment to rid cancer of the liver and other tumors on internal organs.
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