Slippery Elm

Ulmus rubra  Family: Ulmaceae



Spiritual Uses:

Caution: None

Dosage: Decoction: add 1-2 tsp dried bark in 1 Cup water and simmer for 10-15mins, drink 1/2C 3x per day, decoction can also be made into a cough syrup; to use externally, mix just enough boiling water with dried bark to form a paste

Parts Used: Inner bark

Range: Native to North America, found in US zones 3-9

Habitat & Growing Conditions: Grows in wooded slopes and bluffs

Traditional Chinese Medicine Flavors: Sweet, neutral


Key Constituents:


The Way of Herbs, Michael Tierra p194

The New Holistic Herbal, David Hoffmann p233

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