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Hilton Herbs Slippery Elm Powder

  • 250g Bag £18.99

Hilton Herbs Slippery Elm Powder is a fine powder made from the inner bark of the Red Elm tree, from the USA. Suitable for dogs and horses, this powder is rich in mucilage. Nutritive and easy to digest, Slippery elm can be used safely and confidently for the youngest and the oldest of animals, both internally and externally as part of a poultice.

Directions For Use:

Horses: 10-20g per day split between 2 feeds

Dogs: Half to one teaspoon for smaller dogs, one to one and a half teaspoons for medium and one to two teaspoons for large.

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3rd May 2017
Geoff Tindale

Is slippery elm any good for the treatment of arthritis in dogs

  • Veterinary Advisor

Treatment of arthritis is not one of the properties that Slippery Elm is known for. It tends to be used on the skin or for digestive upsets. However it will certainly not do any harm if you wanted to try it.

Slippery elm

27th Feb 2017
Vicky sayer

Hilton herbs slippery elm . Is this product made from the inner or outer part of the bark ?

  • Veterinary Advisor

Hilton Herbs Slippery Elm Powder is a fine powder made from the inner bark of the Red Elm tree, from the USA.

Dog with colitis

28th Aug 2015
Java Walmsley

Hi our 9 year old male Rottweiler has recently been diagnosed with colitis. Our vet has advised us to give him 4-6 small meals of chicken & rice a day instead of 2 large ones to help his gut & also given us probiotics to sprinkle in his food but I'm wondering if slippery elm will help him as well.

  • Non-Executive Director

I agree with your vet's advice primarily, though if this fails after a good trial then you might have to try different ingredients for the main diet. Slippery Elm might help as well and is unlikely to cause any trouble, so you could add that too. However it is better not to change lots of things at the same time, so I would go for a week as per your vet first, then if response is inadequate, I would add the Slippery Elm and see what effect it has. There is always some trial and error involved with this type of situation. If that fails, your vet might suggest a completely different diet to try.

Dog with CRF

4th Aug 2015
Helen Gilbert
  • VioVet Customer Since: August 2012
  • From: Worcestershire, United Kingdom

Hi, I have a dog in stage 4 renal failure. Active still and bright but doesn't want to eat. Currently giving Cerenia and just started Omeprazole which seem to help. Know that Cerenia isn't licensed for long term use so wondering if slippery elm might be helpfull instead? Thanks.

  • Non-Executive Director

You would have to try Slippery Elm to see if it helps, this is something which is difficult to predict. I fear that your dog is going to need all the help it can get. If the Cerenia is more effective than anything else, I would be wary of stopping it, despite the licensing issue. However if your dog can manage without it, then certainly that would seem better. Most herbal remedies very in how well individuals respond, so they do need to be tried to find out.

Acid reflux

21st Feb 2015
Karen Young

My young beardie suffers with acid reflux, would this be a suitable supplement to keep her on long term to help with this problem please?

  • Non-Executive Director

This is a safe product to give to dogs with problems affecting the digestive system. How effective it proves to be in any particular case is difficult to predict, but it would be safe to try and judge the effect yourself. There is a quite a good chance that you will feel that it helps your dog and reduces the symptoms if you try it.

Slippery elm bark for cats

31st Jul 2014
maria concetta

Hello, I have seen that pure slippery elm bark is used for gastro-intestinal problems of cats. Is there any othe ingredient in Hilton Herbs SEB which makes it unsuitable for cats? thank you very much, Maria

  • Non-Executive Director

There are no other ingredients which could be a problem for cats, but you need to be sure that you give a suitable dose for cats. As a company we do not recommend it for cats and we have no experience of this use, so you will have to check this for yourself. Your vet might be able to help.

Animals only?

2nd Apr 2014

can humans use this brand?

  • Web Developer

All the Hilton Herbs products are human grade, however, it is advised that they are only used on the animals which they have been marketed for.