Well known for its softening and healing effects, hence, it serves as an excellent demulcent, emollient, expectorant and diuretic. Elm bark is extremely useful in treating various gastrointestinal problems and imbalances. It neutralizes the stomach acids, boosts the adrenal glands, and soothes irritation or ulceration of the stomach.
For its soothing and softening properties, it can be used to treat wounds by reducing pain and inflammation of the affected area. Elm bark powder is often used as a home remedy or herbal medicine for tooth decay and pain.
All you need to do is to put a pinch of this powder into a hollow tooth and within a couple days, the pain, as well as the decaying should stop.
Cough and Sore Throat- commonly used as a mucilaginous herb to smooth the mucous membranes which helps in soothing cough and sore throat.
Treatment of Digestive Problems- aids in digestion and relieve symptoms associated with numerous intestinal imbalances or disorders including duodenal ulcers, gastritis, diarrhea, colitis, irritable bowel syndrome, hemorrhoids, and heartburn.
Drink 1-2 cups (6 oz) per day
In a Crock Pot (preferred method), fill with filtered water and add a "fistful" (about 6-8 pieces) of the elm bark. Cook on high for approximately 4 hours. Best served hot or warm. Refrigerate unused portion.
The product should be stored in a cool dry place away from sunlight.
A product of the Republic of Korea: Insan Bamboo Salt, Inc.