Slippery Elm Bark has many uses in both traditional medicine as well as magickal practices. An infusion made with this herb will soothe a tired or sore throat, while a poultice will help mend wounds, burns and abscesses. A tiny bit of Slippery Elm Bark may be added to a sachet and worn around the neck to invoke persuasive and eloquent speech. Inhaling the fumes of this herb is said to also have the same effect. Add a bit of the herb to the corners of your to protect yourself from gossip. It is also said that drawing a cross from the ash of Slippery Elm Bark on the bottom of your shoe allows one to not become a target of gossip and rumor. Sold in 1 ounce quantities. Organic.