Slippery Elm, Ulmus rubra
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Medicinal Garden information:
Used to treat irritations of the mucus membranes such as a sore throat.
Due to its high mucilage content, consisting of insoluble polysaccharides which form a viscous material after ingestion, slippery elm bark may be used to treat irritations of the skin and mucus membranes, such as a sore throat.Reference link
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