American Slippery Elm. Red. Elm.
Moose Elm. (Mountains of Canada and Pennsylvania.) N.O. Ulmaceae of the Urticaceae. Pounded dried inner bark.
Decoction of dried bark.
Tincture of fresh bark.
A decoction of the viscous inner bark of Ul. ful. is much used as a poultice for lessening pain in inflammations.
In a case in which the mucous membrane of the rectum was dry and extremely painful, Burnett relieved the sufferings with 20-drop doses of the tincture.
The bark in trituration gives much relief as a snuff in old vascular deafness with tubal obstruction (Cooper).