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Frontier Natural Products, Powdered Slippery Elm Inner Bark, 16 oz (453 g)8 Reviews
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1.18 lbs (0.54 kg)
- Product Code: FRO-00658
- UPC Code: 089836006585
- Package Quantity: 16 oz (453 g)
- Dimensions: 1.8 x 8 x 6.8 in, 1 lbs (0.45 kg)
Combo Discount: -$12.00
- Ulmus Rubra
- Herbal Supplement
This product is the powdered inner bark of the slippery elm tree. The quality of true slippery elm bark powder can be determined fairly easily by dissolving 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.
Slippery Elm is a small tree native to North America. The bark is harvested from the tree in the early spring and the outer bark is scraped off, leaving the mucilage-rich inner bark.
Nature's gentle demulcent.
The soothing mucilage is used in ointments, poultices, throat lozenges and skin care products.
|Serving Size: 1.1 g|
|Servings Per Container: 408|
|Amount per Serving||%Daily Value|
|Total Carbohydrates||1 g||<1%*|
|Dietary Fiber||<1 g||2%*|
|Slippery Elm, powder (inner bark)||1.1 g||**|
|* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
** Daily Value not established.
iHerb Customer Reviews
Have been taking for around two months. This product is good to have in smoothies (especially banana). Can be mixed with a little water and swallowed directly. Very slippery going down your throat. Has improved gut health and stool consistancy. I will take this product for the rest of my life. A winner :o)
Slippery Elm is great for digestive upsets, reasonably fast working and gentle in its process. Another product I will no longer buy locally (NZ) as I can get it through iHerb at around a third of the local price. Even with shipping costs, the savings are unquestionable. And the service is unbelievable - ordered on Friday, here on Monday. Thanks iHerb.