slippery elm

February 14, 2017

Fight Mucus with Mucus?

Mucus in, Mucus Out By: Kathy Sadowski, MS in Aromatherapy, RA, LMT, RYT 2/14/17 Everyone loves a sunny Sunday.  It was unusually warm and windy on this winter day in Texas, and people were outside playing in droves, celebrating sunshine and 75 degrees, especially since the next week’s forecast called […]
April 6, 2018

Slippery Elm (Ulmus fulva) Research

Latin Name: Ulmus fulva Family: Ulmaceae GENERAL Natural Standard (2016).  Slippery Elm Monograph. ACHS (2017).  Course Material: HERB502: Slippery Elm Monograph. IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME Slippery elm, fenugreek, devil’s claw, tormentil and wei tong ning demonstrated antioxidant effects in cell-free oxidant-generating systems and inflamed human colorectal biopsies and could […]
April 7, 2018

Digestive Aid / Nausea / Constipation

Digestive aids can be gastro-protective, anti-inflammatory, and/or improve elimination.  Key herbs include peppermint, ginger, and fennel, slippery elm, aloe, and licorice. For indigestion, sniff peppermint oil, chew fennel seeds, or drink ginger tea. For constipation, eat more fiber, stay hydrated, and exercise. For diarrhea, keep hydrated and try probiotics. For […]