Slippery Elm

How does Slippery Elm work?

Slippery elm contains chemicals that can help soothe sore throats. It can also cause mucous secretion which might be helpful for stomach and intestinal problems.

Are there safety concerns?

Slippery elm is safe for most people. When applied to the skin, some people can have an allergic reactions and skin irritation.

Do not use slippery elm if:
  • You are pregnant or breast-feeding.

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