Slippery Elm

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Slippery Elm Side Effects, Interactions and Warnings

  • Slippery elm is sometimes used as a therapy in inflammatory bowel disease and should be used with caution. Consult with you physician.
    - Aliment Pharmacol Ther 2002 Feb;16(2):197-205 -- Antioxidant effects of herbal therapies used by patients with inflammatory bowel disease: an in vitro study. -- Langmead L, Dawson C, Hawkins C, Banna N, Loo S, Rampton DS.

  • The effect on pregnant or nursing women is unknown and should be used with caution.

  • May cause an internal or external allergic reaction.

last update: March 2014

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