Slippery Elm is a native to Eastern North America. Also known as Eed elm, Gray elm, Soft elm, Moose elm and Indian elm that belongS to the family of Ulmaceae. its bark contains mucilage that forms a gel-like structure, the reason it is named Slippery elm. It also contains Tannins, Calcium Oxalate, Phytosterols, Flavonoids, Salicylic Acid, Capric Acid, and Caprylic Acid. The bark of this plant contains a quite good amount of nutrients like vitamin C and B vitamins and a variety of minerals like calcium, manganese, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, and potassium. These barks also contain beta-carotene-like potent antioxidants that protect cells from harmful oxidative stress. The bark is well known for having medicinal values.
it’s also an incredible hair moisturizer! Packed with procyanidins that help bind proteins, slippery elm enhances the tensile strength of hair strands.
Imbued with oleic acid (the primary constituent of nourishing olive and avocado oils) and linoleic acid (the omega-6s that hold cells together), this magic herb pumps powerful moisturizing ingredients into your hair and restores its integrity. And because it is indeed slippery, you can enjoy easy detangling while the product infuses each strand. Altogether, this remarkable substance helps rebuild your hair, adds shine, and makes it as strong as spider silk.
Features and benefits for Hair:
STRONG AND HEALTHY HAIR: slippery elm improves and increases the elasticity of the hair strand — helping your hair bend before it breaks. This alone restores the cuticle and keeps moisture in. But that’s not all that slippery elm does. Slippery elm is quite rich in calcium, which is essential for strengthening the hair. The amino acids in slippery elm bark will encourage circulation to the roots of the hair and the hair follicles. It can encourage new and healthy growth while adding shine and sheen to lackluster hair.
If you are experiencing a hair loss problem, then slippery elm is the perfect solution for you. The presence of Iodine will make your dry and coarse hair feel smooth and shiny, thus reducing hair fall. The iodine can and will also encourage softer curls and coils.
DETANGLING HAIR: We could all use a little extra assistance and care when it comes to the detangling process. Especially when it comes to our tender-headed children and their fragile scalps! Slippery elm bark is a natural detangler, as the name itself implies! Slippery elm bark can actually make your hair strands more “slippery” so combing and detangling is a less painful and troublesome process. Detangling textured hair is notoriously difficult to do and do efficiently, so adding Slippery elm to your hair care regimen will make a huge difference.
CONDITIONS THE HAIR; Since slippery elm is a natural conditioner that is rich in nutrients, it conditions the hair very well. Your hair follicles get a large number of essential nutrients that help in repairing damaged tresses and coils. Slippery elm bark is a natural conditioner all on its own. Because of all the vitamins and minerals present in slippery elm bark, it can bring damaged hair back to life as it encourages new growth. The mucilage quality of slippery elm bark helps it become a gel-like substance when mixed with water, which is why it’s a great natural ingredient to include in natural gels and deep conditioners.
TREATS DULL HAIR: The fatty acids, polyphenols, and other essential nutrients present in Slippery elm help in the treatment of dry and dull hair. Slippery elm makes the hair shaft smoother and shinier, thus adding to the volume of your hair.
CAS NO: 90028-27-6
INCI: Ulmus rubra Bark
Recommended Usage Rate: 1 – 5%
Appearance: colourless to light yellow liquid
Country of Origin: USA
Application: Hair care products
Packaging: Our powders are packed in water proof zip lock pouches avoid spillage.
Recommended Storage: Our powders should be stored in cool temperatures away from direct sunlight and moisture in an airtight container. (Current Lot will expire: 05-2025)
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