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Hilton Herbs Slippery Elm Powder

Hilton Herbs Slippery Elm Powder

  • 250g Bag £19.49


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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All prices include VAT where applicable.

Delivery Information

How quickly do you deliver?

Under almost all products on our website is an Estimated dispatch time, check this for a delivery prediction specific to the item you are looking to purchase. These badges are updated live based on the stock levels we have and also those of our suppliers - so are usually very accurate, but cannot be guaranteed. In more general terms, we aim to dispatch all orders within 1 working day of receiving payment (and a prescription if required). If we cannot do so within 3 working days we will contact you by email.

What do you charge for delivery?

For UK delivery, we charge the following:

Order Total Weight Delivery
£0-£28.99 Under 2kg £2.99
2kg+ £4.99
£29-£38.99 Under 2kg Free
2kg+ £4.99
£39+ Under 2kg Free
2kg+ Free

Prices quoted are for delivery to all parts of mainland UK except certain Scottish postcodes (where the price is higher for items sent by courier. Delivery of food abroad (including Channel Islands, N. Ireland and other islands around the UK) is charged at a higher price and free delivery is not available. Temperature controlled products, such as Insulin, are also not always subject to the standard and/or free delivery options.

For full information on our delivery charges, including prices on heavy deliveries to Scotland and abroad, see our delivery information page.

We can deliver most items to all around the world, but prices do vary. The majority of light weight orders (less than 1.5kg) can be delivered for a flat rate of £10. For an accurate estimate of the delivery charge, please put the items you require in your basket and use the "Estimate Delivery" system on the shopping basket page (you only need to enter your country and postal/zip code) for a quick quote. For deliveries to the USA you may need to go to the checkout page and enter your full address to get a quote (as some services need your state in order to quote too). For more information on international deliveries, please see our delivery information page.

Delivery of aerosols

Due to restrictions aerosols can't be sent by Royal Mail. We appreciate your understanding.

Delivery of temperature controlled items

Some products, such as insulin and frozen food, need to be delivered in insulated packaging to prevent them from getting too warm (or too cold) during transit from us to you. Purchasing any of these items in your order will result in a £1.99 charge being added to the total to cover the high cost of the insulated packaging materials. You only pay the £1.99 once per order, regardless of how many temperature controlled items you purchase in that order.

How do I cancel or return an order?

Please call us as soon as possible if you need to amend or cancel an order on 01582 842096. If your order has been processed for dispatch we will be unable to cancel or amend the order. You will however be able to return your product for a full refund*.

To return an item, you must contact us by phone or email to arrange this BEFORE posting any product back to us. We will explain the process at this stage for you.

*For full details on returns, see our terms and conditions page.

Reviews (7)

Q & A

Below are some recent questions we've received regarding Hilton Herbs Slippery Elm Powder, including answers from our team.

3 May 2017 at 9:38am


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.

27 February 2017 at 11:07pm

Slippery elm

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.

28 August 2015 at 9:09am

Dog with colitis

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.

4 August 2015 at 9:11am

Dog with CRF

Helen Gilbert

  • VioVet customer since 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.

21 February 2015 at 3:26pm

Acid reflux

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.

31 July 2014 at 3:41pm

Slippery elm bark for cats

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.

2 April 2014 at 8:28pm

Animals only?


can humans use this brand?

  • PHP 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.