Definition of Mucilage:

Preparation consisting of a solution in water of the viscous principles of plants; used as a soothing application to mucous membranes.

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Crohn's Disease

...recommendation Slippery Elm
“Slippery elm's soothing mucilage effect has been used for disorders of the gastrointestinal tract...”

Fenugreek a treatment
“...The seed contains saponins, flavonoids, oils, proteins and a high amount of mucilage.  It is the mucilage content that makes it good for soothing mucous membranes; especially those of the digestive tract...”
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Fig (Powder) a treatment
“Figs have high amounts of natural sugars, mucilage, vitamins and enzymes...”

Flax Seed, Flaxseed Oil, Linseed Oil a treatment
“...The high mucilage in the seed is responsible for this activity...”


...recommendation Slippery Elm
“Slippery elm's soothing mucilage effect has been used for disorders of the gastrointestinal tract...”
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High/Increased Fiber Diet a treatment
“...Soluble fiber consists of the plant's sticky components, including pectins, gum, and mucilage.  Soluble fiber comes from the plant's skeleton, which consists of lignin, cellulose, and hemicellulose...”

Mullein a treatment
“...Mullein contains high amounts of mucilage and saponins, making it an excellent agent for soothing mucous membranes...”

Slippery Elm a treatment
“...This is the work of an ingredient in the inner bark called mucilage, a gummy, gel-like substance that when ingested forms a protective layer along the throat, digestive tract, and other areas...”
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