A pleasant way to soothe the stomach! Blooms Slippery Elm Bark capsules are a convenient way to settle an acidic or irritated stomach. It can alleviate heartburn by coating and soothing irritation in upper gastrointestinal tract and also reduces the symptoms of indigestion; constipation and diarrhoea.Vegetarian friendly.”
Slippery Elm Facts:
Of all the herbs used medicinally; Slippery Elm Bark is one of the most well-known and frequently used. The slippery elm is a medium-sized tree native to North America. In order to be used for medicinal purposes; the inner bark is dried and powdered.
This inner bark has a unique coating property that produces a thick mucous. The mucous creates a protective lining along the intestinal tract promoting a healthier digestive process and soothe irritation.
Native Americans discovered that when the bark is mixed with water; it generates a sticky material known as mucilage that can soothe and heal many different kinds of wounds.
Henry Blooms Slippery Elm Bark is a traditional ‘mucilaginous’ remedy (Mucilage is a thick; protective gel) which has a soothing effect on the digestive system and may help to soothe an irritated or unsettled stomach and gastrointestinal tract.
Helps both Constipation and Diarrhoea:Slippery Elm is considered a bulk laxative as the mucilage absorbs water.
The result of this is that it swells in the intestine; helping to initiate bowel movement. It is important to drink plenty of water; especially if using it for this effect.
Slippery Elm Bark can also be used as a soothing demulcent to the digestive tract and can relieve both constipation and diarrhoea.
Ingredients & Excipients
Each vege capsule contains:
- Slippery elm inner bark powder 375 mg
No added gluten; yeast; milk derivatives; salt; lactose; animal products; artificial colours; flavours or preservatives.
Dose & Administration
Adults: Take 1 to 2 capsules; one to three times daily; or as directed by your healthcare practitioner.
Children: Take 1 capsule; one to three times daily; or as professionally directed.
For upper gastrointestinal symptoms; slippery elm inner bark is best taken after meals.
For lower gastrointestinal symptoms; take approximately an hour before meals. If symptoms persist consult your healthcare practitioner.
Caution: Drink plenty of water. If diarrhoea persists for more than 6 hours in infants under 6 months; 12 hours in children under 3 years; 24 hours in children aged 3-6 years or 48 hours in adults and children over 6 years; seek medical advice.