Slippery elm is a tree from eastern Canada and the central United States that has broad leaves. It is the inner bark that is used for medicinal purposes.
Slippery elm benefits:
Current data is insufficient to classify it. Some people use it for gastrointestinal and urinary problems. It is also used topically for some skin problems.
Slippery elm side effects :
Although it is generally well tolerated, some people report the following side effects: contact dermatitis
Pregnancy and breast-feeding:
Avoid, as current data are insufficient to ensure its safety.