Plants Belonging To Ulmaceae
The Elm family consists of a handful of trees shrubs the grow in the eastern part of the US. The leaves are simple and alternative. Worldwide there are 200 species in 15 genera of Elm. Ulmus fulva,the slippery elm is the species valued in herbal medicine as a soothing emollient for skin or internally as a demulcent for sore throats and other inflammations. Elpel, Thomas J.
Ulmus fulva, Elm, Slippery