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Ulmus fulva

Slippery Elm

Ulmus fulva Part Used: Inner bark. Constituents: Mucilage, composed of galactose, 3-methyl galactose, rhamnose and galacturonic acid residues. Actions: Demulcent, emollient, nutrient, astringent, anti-inflammatory. Indications: Slippery Elm Bark is...

Vinca major

Periwinkle

Vinca major Apocynaceae Names: Greater Periwinkle Habitat: Indigenous to Southern Europe Collection: This herb is collected in the spring. Part Used: Aerial parts. Constituents: Indole alkaloids, tannins Actions: Astringent Indications: Periwinkle...

Althaea officinalis

Marshmallow

Althaea officinalis Part Used: Root and leaf. Constituents: In the root: Mucilage, l8-35% Miscellaneous; about 35% pectin, l-2% asparagine, tannins. In the leaves: Mucilage; including a low molecular weight D-glucan Flavanoids such a kaempferol...

Hydrastis canadensis

Golden Seal

Hydrastis canadensis Ranunculaceae Names: Orange Root, Yellow Root. Habitat: Native to North America, it was used extensively by Native Americans as an herbal medication and clothing dye. Its medicinal use centered around its ability to soothe the...

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