Slippery Elm Powder
We are pleased to have sourced THE best slippery elm powder on the market in our opinion (and of our customers who tell us it far exceeds other brands which do not compare!) This is the highest quality slippery elm available with the best texture, taste, and smell and has amazing benefits for digestive health, as you can read below.
Slippery elm is a small to medium-sized tree native to North America. It has been used as both a nutritional food and herbal medicine. Slippery elm has a large number of uses as traditional medicine, dietary supplement, and raw material for making soap. It is known by the common name of Indian medicinewood. The bark is used as an astringent and antiseptic agent.
Slippery elm is a highly nutritious, wholesome food product. The bark contains mucilage which is a soothing nutritional food, similar in texture to oatmeal and rich in nutrients. It is very easy to digest and can be tolerated when other foods can’t. It is, therefore, an ideal food during times of digestive discomfort and for those recovering from illness and is considered a “survival food.” The powder can be mixed with water to make a highly nutritious and soothing gruel for children and sick people of any age. It is good for babies as a nutritive and benefits those babies who cannot digest milk products. The bark’s high mucilage content is composed of easily digested, non-toxic, complex carbohydrates. The Bark also contains beta-sitosterol, campesterol, tannin, calcium, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, potassium, selenium, zinc, beta-carotene, and Vitamins B-1, B-2, B-3, and C.
Slippery elm is also an effective herbal remedy that has been used for centuries. The inner bark has important medicinal value and is an official drug of the United States Pharmacopoeia.
Slippery elm is also used in Ayurvedic and Traditional Chinese Medicine.