Gluten Free Ingredients Slippery Elm Powder (not organic)
Gluten Free Ingredients Slippery Elm Powder
slippery elm powder
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The inner bark of slippery elm, a tree native to North America, is a traditional herbal remedy for various health conditions.
Slippery elm inner bark contains many nutrients, including several types of carbohydrates, fatty acids and plant sterols, known as phytosterols, notes the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Some carbohydrate components in slippery elm include galactose, galacturonic acid and glucose. Phytosterols include beta-sitosterol, shown to be helpful for lowering cholesterol and for reducing symptoms of an enlarged prostate. Fatty acids in slippery elm include oleic acid, a type of essential omega-9 fatty acid, and palmitic acid.
Information found: http://www.livestrong.com/article/331083-nutritional-value-of-slippery-elm/