Slippery Elm Bark Powder
Highly nutritious and excellent when used to heal ulceration of the stomach and soothing the digestive tract (especially in performance horses on a high grain diet).
Will help with colitis and diarrhoea, invaluable for the debilitated or old horse. Mixed in feed it is gentle and easily assimilated, or make into a paste by mixing 1/3 cup Slippery Elm to an amount of Chamomile tea and give directly or in food. Used after surgery or birth as aids healing of mucosa. Also has anti-inflammatory properties.
Externally can be used as a poultice for boils, abscesses and ulcers when mixed 50:50 with castor oil.
Dosage: 1 tablespoon 1-2 times daily added straight to feed.
Caution: can prevent absorption of other medicines. if constipation occurs, encourage higher intake of water