Powers: Halts Gossip
Magical Uses: Burn in fire along with a knotted yellow cord or thread to stop any gossip against you.
Health: Poultices treat itchy, inflamed, or irritated skin as well as cuts, scrapes, scratches, & minor burns. The mucilage also relieves inflammation & irritation in the throat & urinary tract when taken as a tea or infusion. It also helps neutralize excess stomach acid. Used in natural medicine to treat chronic diarrhea, esophagitis, gastritis, peptic & duodenal ulcers, & ulcerative colitis.
Slippery Elm should be taken with at least 250mL (8 oz) of liquid. Other drugs should be taken 1 hour prior to or several hours after consumption of slippery elm. The mucilage may slow the absorption of orally administered drugs.
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