SALEP Overview Information
Salep is a plant. The root (tuber), powdered and added to water, is used as medicine.
People take salep for digestion problems including heartburn, gas (flatulence), and indigestion. Salep is also used for diarrhea, particularly in children.
How does it work?
Salep contains a mucus-like substance that might help soothe the digestive tract.
The appropriate dose of salep depends on several factors such as the user's age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for salep. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using.