Slippery Elm For GERD & Acid Reflux
Slippery Elm is one of the most effective natural remedies for acid reflux and heartburn at night. Because of its proven soothing and protective nature, when it's taken in its natural form i.e. the inner bark powder and mixed with water, it can leave a coating effect on the path of the digestive tracts and as a result to help treat any inflammation which may exist along the path of the digestive system.
Slippery elm bark powder is not as effective as a "herbal medicine", when it's taken in a tablet form, however due to the elm's gluey nature when water added to it and its tastelessness, some people would prefer to take these herbal products in the shape of tablets. To help overcome the issue of its bland taste, this herbal medicine can be mixed with a glass of milk or taken in some natural yogurt mixed with water, which should help make it a lot more pleasant to swallow.
People who use "over the counter heartburn medicine" for their acid reflux and chronic heartburn, generally tend to use it for a long period of time. This can be both financially and physically restraining to the sufferers and as well as that, antacid pills cannot cure heartburn and acid reflux but to only hide the symptoms for the period that they are being taken, whereas by taking slippery elm supplement, specially the Organic Slippery Elm Powder, the inflammation can be treated most effectively with absolutely minimum amount of financial cost. So, the benefits can really be incredible in a lot of cases, which may lead to permanent heartburn relief. A lot of people have reported their "acid reflux burping" has been treated within a few days of taking this "natural remedy".
It is not amazing that the huge multi-billion dollar drugs industry will not ever contemplate to recommend Slippery Elm as a natural remedy for GERD, heartburn and acid reflux, stomach acid or even Stomach Ulcers, since they have an incredible interest in promoting non natural remedies such as Prilosec which earn its manufacturer an amazing $6 billion a year!
With an amazing amount of money like that at stake, a natural medicine like Slippery Elm Bark and its herbal supplements, will not have it easy to prove itself as one of the most effective natural herbs to treat acid reflux and to be used as a heartburn medication.