Wild crafted. BOTANICAL NAME: ULMUS RUBRA ORIGIN: USA Approximately 8 cups/lb.
Slippery Elm Bark is tough, yet flexible, and has a fibrous texture. This slippery elm smells similar to fenugreek and has a very mucilaginous consistency when mixed with water. The mucilage can be made as a tea or used in poultices, lozenges and skin care products. Try the powder added to cereal, oatmeal, and apple sauce.
658-Bulk Slippery Elm Powder, Inner Bark, 1 lb.
- Used in poultices for wounds and boils; used to help reduce pain and inflammation. This is the powdered inner bark of the slippery elm tree. The quality of true slippery elm bark powder can be determined fairly easily by disolving a sample in boiling water. The sample should produce a light brown to pinkish brown tea with a slippery feel between the fingers. Upon cooling the mixture coagulates slightly.