Slippery Elm–Inner Bark Processing

Additional Information:

Scientific Name: Ulmus rubra
Common Name: Slippery Elm
Family: Ulmaceae
Locale: Equinox Botanicals
Specific Region: Rutland, OH
Description: These Ulmus rubra’s were cut down after they were affected by dutch elm disease, but the quality of the mucilage was unaffected. These logs are having their outer bark removed first and discarded, and the inner bark, the part used, which will be dried.
Date: September 12, 2007