Elm has been used by singers since 1847 to soothe the
throat and reduce swelling of the vocal cords and related muscles
and membranes. This best selling item is available as:
bottles available for repeat customers and convenient pocket-sized
boxes for first time users. Sugar-free available for diabetics
and those singers avoiding sugar comes in two flavors Original
Slippery Elm lozenges come in Original, Cherry, and Tangerine
w/Rose Hips. There is also a 24 count box of the Two Trees Maple
Flavored lozenges avaible.
on to learn more about Slippery Elm.
a century ago, Slippery Elm was being used by members of a church
choir to soothe their tired, red, sore throats after long Sunday
morning church services. The people using Slippery Elm had much
better and stronger vocal cords by Tuesday night practice than
the other choir members.
of this natural remedy spread throughout the church choirs in
New England. Over time, the word got out to opera, rock, country
and contemporary singers, as well as the number one user group,
professional voice teachers. Voice teachers prefer Slippery Elm
because it treats the vocal chords’ abraded membranes without
menthol. Most cough drops use menthol to dull throat pain. Singers
do not like menthol since it causes the temporary loss of control
of their vocal chords.
Slippery Elm tree (ulmus fulva) grows in the eastern part of the
United States and Canada. The part of the tree that is used for
medicinal purposes is the inner bark. The inner bark is ground
into a powder and then combined with a crystalline substance to
form a throat lozenge.
is recognized by the U.S. Pharmacopeia and the F.D.A. as an effective
treatment to soothe inflamed mucous membranes in the mouth and
throat. Once again proving that nothing is better than nature
for treating physical problems.
Elm – the funny sounding herb with serious significance."