Mark Tierno's Medicinal Herbs Database

    Slippery Elm (american elm)
Botanical Name   Ulmus fulva, Ulmus rubra
System Affected   colon, bowel, kidney, digestive, lung, eye pain, food
Properties   throat, coughs normalize bowel movement (diarrehea, constipation). Hemorroids, skin cleanse colon; digestion. Kidney, stomach, bowels, enema, vaginal douche (inflamed vagina) Food(ground into cereal w/ milk)- weakness, bleeding lungs, bronchitis, tuberculosis;baby food Lung pains. Eases eye pain Adds healing of irritated & inflamed tissues, emollient
Description   bark of tree
Origin    
Notes   poultice maybe used on burns, boils, ulcers, wounds
Toxicity   none
Dosage    

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