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Glossary: slippery elm, Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota

slippery elm

(SLIH-puh-ree elm)

The inner bark of this plant has been used in some cultures to treat certain medical problems. It may have antioxidant effects. Also called gray elm, Indian elm, red elm, sweet elm, Ulmus fulva, and Ulmus rubra.

2003-08-24

2007-06-05