Slippery elm is an herbal supplement used orally to treat conditions such as Colitis/diverticulitis, constipation, cough, cystitis, diarrhea, irritable bowel syndrome, sore throat, ulcer prevention, and urinary tract infections.
- Inflammatory bowel diseases
- Soothing a cough and sore throat.
- Slippery elm contains mucilage, a sticky mixture of sugars that can’t be broken down by the human digestive tract.
- Irritation of the urinary tract.
- Heartburn and GERD.