Slippery elm (Ulmus spp. (rubra, fulva))

13 OLD-FASHIONED COLD REMEDIES THAT REALLY WORK

There's good science behind Grandma's elixirs for sniffles, sneezes, and other winter woes

Thanks to modern science, you can get a replacement heart, two new knees, and read a road sign without glasses for the first time in years. But when it comes to the common cold, it turns out that Grandma really does know best.

Medical Nutrition Therapy as a Potential Complementary Treatment for Psoriasis - Five Case Reports

This research evaluated five case studies of patients with psoriasis following a dietary regimen. There is no cure for psoriasis and the multiple treatments currently available only attempt to re...

SLIPPERY ELM: Native wisdom

The article provides information on herbal medicine called slippery elm in the U.S. It states that this herbal medicine is indigenous to the moist woodlands of eastern North America. Although sim...

ILLEGAL STRIPPING AND CONSERVATION OF SLIPPERY ELM TREES

For the past few years, officials at the Daniel Boone National Forest in Kentucky have received complaints and discovered the girdled remains of slippery elm trees (Ulmus rubra, Ulmaceae syn. U. fulva) illegally stripped of their bark by poachers selling to the herbal market (B. Bishop, oral communication, January 23, 2007).

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