Healing Herb: Slippery Elm Inner Bark –
Picture showing a list of its Benefits and Medicinal Uses.
Slippery Elm Benefits as Home Remedies can be used to relieve the following symptoms:
- Sore throat
- GERD ( Gastroesophogeal Reflux Disease )
- Irritable Bowel Syndrom (IBS)
- Gastritis & Stomach Ulcers
- Ulcerative Colitis (UC)
- Crohn’s Disease (CD)
- Wounds and Burns
- Boils and Psoriasis
- Other external skin conditions
Slippery Elm Powder would make an effective herbal medicine for stomach problems which some include the following:
Slippery Elm Herb – Diarrhea :
The fibre in the bark powder thinkens the stools and the herbal medicine effects of the elm gradually heals the inflammation within the digestive tracts.
Slippery Elm Powder – Constipation :
The gruel that is created from the inner bark powder when mixed with liquid, would create a smooth coating over the stomach linings which would then assist the excretion of stools out of body and ease off Constipation.
Slippery Elm Bark Powder – Irritable Bowel Syndrome:
There are people with IBS symptoms who claim they have accommodated slippery elm powder in their daily diet and have experienced healing from this natural remedy. Due to its soothing effects and its nutritional values, this herb can be considered a good natural medicine for the IBS sufferers. Dr. Weil has more recommended therapies on Irritable Bowel Syndrome.
There are anecdotal evidence that Organic Slippery Elm Bark powder taken with some good quality Probiotics for a number of weeks, can eliminate the symptoms of Yeast Infection to a great degree. As both Slippery Elm Inner Bark Powder and Probiotics, on their own rights, can also be considered as beneficial foods, it is no wonder that taking them together could have the added benefit of treating yeast infection or the Candidiasis.
Leaky Gut Diet Plan using slippery elm gruel as a herbal remedy:
How To Use:
The diet that should be followed to cure your Leaky Gut requires not eating any other food for three consecutive days, except slippery elm gruel every two hours – the gruel should be allowed to go thick.
In between, you should drink a mixture of marshmallow roots and Pau D’Arco tea.
On the 4th day when you restart your normal eating pattern, you will have to fit in the slippery elm gruel around your normal diet and should still carry on drinking the slippery elm tea. If you really want to help your leaky gut recovery further, you could start having some good quality probiotics as well, making sure taking them with plenty of water on an empty stomach.
- capsules and Tablets
- Finely powdered bark for teas or extracts
- Coarsely powdered bark for poultices
Slippery Elm Tea: Mix 2 tablespoons of powdered inner bark in 2 cups of boiling water and let it steep for 5 minutes. Have it 3 times a day.
Slippery Elm Tincture: 5 mL 3 times per day. The tincture has alcohol in it.
Slippery Elm Capsules: Take 400 mg 3 times a day with a glass of water for up to 8 weeks.
Lozenges: Take it as per instructions on the label.
To eliminate external skin problems: Mix the coarse powder of the elm bark with boiling water to make a poultice, let it cool down and then apply it to the affected area.
Slippery elm bark powder can also, be mixed with Glycerin and used on the affected area to help treat external wounds more effectively. The gel compound, can also be used to eliminate skin problems such as burns and scalds.