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slip·pery elm

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  1. slippery elm, red elm, Ulmus rubranoun

    North American elm having rough leaves that are red when opening; yields a hard wood


  1. slippery elm

    Ulmus rubra, the slippery elm, is a species of elm native to eastern North America. Other common names include red elm, gray elm, soft elm, moose elm, and Indian elm.


  1. slippery elm

    Slippery elm is a species of elm tree, scientifically known as Ulmus rubra or Ulmus fulva, native to North America. It is known for its dark brown or reddish-brown bark. The name "slippery" comes from the mucilaginous or sticky texture of its inner bark, which has been used in traditional medicine for its soothing properties on the throat, stomach, and intestines. It can be found in various forms such as capsules, tea, lozenges, and powder.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of slippery elm in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of slippery elm in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6


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