Throat, Sore 

American Elm; Elm; Indian Elm; Moose Elm; Red Elm; Sweet Elm; Ulmus fulva; Ulmus rubra; Winged Elm 

Pharyngitis is a painful inflammation of the pharynx, and is colloquially referred to as a sore throat. Infection of the tonsils, tonsillitis (American English: tonsilitis) may occur simultaneously.

Slippery Elm (Ulmus rubra, syn. U. fulva) is a species of elm native to eastern North America from southeast North Dakota east to southern Quebec and south to northernmost Florida and eastern Texas. Although similar to American Elm in general appearance, it is more closely related to the European Wych Elm, sharing very similar flower structure with that species. It is less susceptible to Dutch elm disease than many elms, and has a different branching pattern. ...

Pharyngitis as related to Slippery elm