Elm Bark

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About

Elm bark is the bark of the elm tree. People use it to make medicine.

Elm bark is used for digestive disorders and severe diarrhea. Sometimes it is used as a diuretic to reduce water retention or as a drying agent (astringent).

On the skin, elm bark is used for cleaning open or festering wounds.

How it works

There isn't enough information available to know how elm bark might work.

Effectiveness

Not Proven
Digestive disorders
Diarrhea
Increasing urine production to relieve water retention (diuretic)
Wounds, when applied to the skin
Other conditions

Concerns

There isn't enough information available to know if elm bark is safe.

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Warnings

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: There is not enough information to know if taking elm bark is safe duringpregnancyorbreast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.Dosing considerations for Elm Bark.

Interactions

No information available.

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