slippery elm (Eng.) orme rouge (Fr.) ah-nib, gawa'komic (Ojibwa.)
Used in gonorrhoea [Ojibwa: 86].
Used for lung bleeding. Used to soothe irritated throat and lungs. Used for suppurating wounds [Mi'kmaq 60]. Decoction used for infected kidneys or as a gargle to treat ulcerated throat [Ojibwa 47, 91].
Inner bark :
Chewed fresh for cough . Used for sore throat [Ojibwa 87].