Use externally for skin irritations and burns. Apply as a lotion for sunburn. Internally it both cleanses, stimulates and/or soothes the digestive tract.
As a listed ingredient in James Wong's 'ALOE & SLIPPERY ELM ANTISEPTIC POULTICE' recipe from his book 'Grow Your Own Drugs - a year with James Wong'.
Avoid During Pregnancy
Herbs taken in theraputic dosages should be checked for safety and use during pregnancy and breast feeding in consultation with a qualified herbal practitioner. This herb should not be used internally during pregnancy unless prescribed by a qualified medical herbalist trained in the appropriate use of these substances.