PRODUCT Essiac Tea mix
DESCRIPTION Essiac Tea herbs - sufficient to make up four litres
BENEFITS Some reported successes of this wonderful tea are:
hypoglycemia, MS, parkinsons, arthritis, malignancies, CFS, ulcers, fibroids, thyroid problems, hemorrhoids, prostate and urinary problems, circulation, warts, diabetes, psoriasis, sleeping disorders, impotence, alzheimers, asthma, allergies
Directions for making up the tea
How to make Essiac Tea:
Empty all of these herbs into a stainless steel saucepan
Add 4 litres of water – bring to the boil, then simmer gently for 15 minutes
Turn off the heat
Leave to infuse overnight
Next morning, bring just to a point of boiling and then turn off the heat
Leave to cool
Strain into glass bottles
This is now your concentrated tea
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* The dosage is 50 ml of the Tea and 50ml of boiling filtered water 1-3 times daily on an empty stomach. It is best to not eat for an hour before drinking the Tea and an hour afterwards. * As a preventative, one dose a day should be adequate. * To restore health, use two doses a day. * If you are confronted with a serious condition, use three doses a day. * There are no negative side effects, even after long-term use and it can be used with your current medications. * Not advised if pregnant or breast-feeding
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THE REAL ESSIAC TEA
Take care to ensure that you have the real tea, in correctly proportioned organic herbs! BIO-SIL's Essiac Tea is synthesised by a professional herbalist and is made with love which counts for much!
ESSIAC HERBAL TEA FORMULA
This is a mixture which was originally used by the Canadian Ojibwa tribe, this “tea of life” was recreated by Nurse Caisse (Essiac spelt backwards) and administered to her patients starting in the 1920s. Patients who were told there was no hope by their doctors were able to beat their cancer.
Despite attacks to her reputation, legal trouble for her treating patients without a license, and being dragged into court countless times, Nurse Caisse never stopped helping her patients. The fact she wasn’t charging for her tea is probably the only thing that kept her out of jail.
In 1938, she received more than 55,000 signatures on a petition to allow her to continue giving her tea to patients who were told nothing could be done to treat their disease. Thousands of people swear by the results they got from this Essiac tea recipe. Meanwhile there were many doctors who called it nothing more than the “placebo effect” in action. When people survive what is considered unsurvivable cancer... we need more of what helped them do that. Whatever it is, we need more in our lives and the lives of our friends and loved ones.
How Does Essiac Tea Work?
Essiac tea detoxifies the body, attacks cancer cells, and ramps up the immune system with powerful antioxidants. To date, it has proven safe for all but pregnant or nursing
Ingredients in Essiac Tea Recipe:
Cut burdock root (Arctium lappa) a natural blood detoxifier)
Sheep sorrel (Rumex acetosella) a powerful antioxidant)
Slippery elm (Ulmus fulva) is a powerful antioxidant)
(Indian) rhubarb root (Rheum pamatum is a
phytochemical that is naturally astringent, anti- microbial, antifungal, and anti-inflammatory)
The secret in this healing tea is the exact proportion of each herb. The Natural Solutions Essiac Tea has been proportioned exactly to brew with 4 Litres of boiling water, then to store in the refrigerator and use daily. This infuses down to about 3.5 litres.
When you purchase any Essiac Herbal Tea and you are told to take out a 1/4 cup or 1/2 cup of herbs for example and then to brew this - you may not have the right mixture of Burdock Root to Slippery Elm to Sheep Sorrel to Rhubarb. Then you are missing out on the interaction of each herb with each other.
Rene Caisse suggested it also be taken at bedtime on an empty stomach.
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The Story of Essiac (healing) Tea
Rene Caisse and her Herbal Cancer Treatment - ESSIAC
On a fateful day in 1922 Canadian nurse Rene Caisse happened to notice some scar tissue on the breast of an elderly English woman. The woman said that doctors had diagnosed her with breast cancer years before. However, the woman didn’t want to risk surgery nor did she have the money for it.
The English woman had met an old Indian medicine man in the 1890s who told her that he could cure her cancer with an herbal tea. The woman took the medicine man’s advice, and consequently she was still alive nearly thirty years later to pass on this herbal remedy to Nurse Caisse.
About a year later, Rene Caisse was walking beside a retired doctor who pointed to a common weed and stated: “Nurse Caisse, if people would use this weed there would be little cancer in the world.” Rene later stated: “He told me the name of the plant. It was one of the herbs my patient named as an ingredient of the Indian medicine man’s tea!” The “weed” was sheep sorrel In a 1974 letter to Dr. Chester Stock of the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Institute, Rene Caisse stated: “Who in the world would ever think to find a solution to cancer in a common meadow?”
In 1924 she decided to test the tea on her aunt who had cancer of the stomach and was given about six months to live. Her aunt lived for another 21 years, cancer free.
Rene Caisse (pronounced “Reen Case”) later gave the tea to her 72-year old mother who was diagnosed with inoperable cancer of the liver, with only days to live. Her mother recovered and lived without cancer for another 18 years.
In the ensuing years Nurse Caisse refined and perfected the original “medicine man’s” formula. She tested various herbal combinations on laboratory mice and on human cancer patients. She eventually reduced the tea to four herbs: burdock root, sheep sorrel (whole herb including the roots), slippery elm and turkey rhubarb. She called the formula Essiac, which is her surname spelled backwards. [Read “I Was Canada’s Cancer Nurse” for more details.]
Rene Caisse devoted over fifty years of her life to treating hundreds of cancer patients with Essiac.
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BURDOCK ROOT (Arctium lappa)
For centuries burdock root has been regarded as an effective blood purifier that neutralizes and eliminates poisons from the body. Burdock contains a volatile oil–especially in the seeds–that is eliminated through the sweat glands, taking toxins with it and alleviating skin problems. Burdock contains niacin, which is known to eliminate poisons from the body, including radiation. Burdock also supports the bladder, kidney and liver and has been said to dissolve kidney stones. It also contains an abundance of minerals, particularly iron. Studies have shown anti-tumor activity in burdock. Japanese scientists have isolated an anti-mutagenic property in burdock, which they call the “B factor”. The Japanese grow burdock root for food as well as medicine. A memorandum from the World Health Organization revealed that burdock was active against HIV. Extracts of burdock seed have demonstrated potent anti-cancer action against leukemia [HERBAL MEDICINE, HEALING & CANCER by Donald Yance]. Burdock is also a component in the Hoxsey herbal cancer treatment.
SHEEP SORREL (Rumex acetosella)
Rene Caisse isolated sheep sorrel as the main Essiac herb that caused regression of metastasized cancer and reduction of tumors. She used the whole herb including sheep sorrel roots. In fact, she stated that sheep sorrel roots are a necessary part of the formula. In spite of this fact, nearly all Essiac suppliers do not include the roots. CLICK HERE to find out why.
Dr. Ralph Moss points out that sheep sorrel contains aloe emodin, a natural substance that shows significant anti-leukemic activity. Sheep sorrel contains antioxidants, is diuretic and has been used to check hemorrhages. Sheep sorrel is a traditional food of native cultures and is still served in fine restaurants along with other sorrels. CLICK HERE for more information about sheep sorrel.
SLIPPERY ELM (Ulmus rubra/fulva)
The inner bark of the slippery elm tree is well-known for its soothing and healing properties. It reduces inflammations such as sore throat, diarrhea and urinary problems. It has been regarded as both a food and medicine. Dr. Moss noted that “slippery elm contains beta-sitosterol and a polysaccharide, both of which have shown [anti-cancer] activity.” [CANCER THERAPY, p. 147]
TURKEY RHUBARB ROOT (Rheum palmatum tanguticum)
Turkey rhubarb has been shown to have anti-tumor activity. It is diuretic, anti-inflammatory,anti-bacterial and has been used extensively to relieve constipation. It is medicinally more potent than garden rhubarb root and is more palatable.
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Cancer is the second leading cause of death (behind heart disease) in the United States according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. The western world spends trillions of dollars each year on conventional cancer treatments with limited results. Natural and inexpensive herbs and botanicals such as Essiac tea have great promise to help many who are suffering from cancer and other chronic diseases.
Powerful and effective natural cancer treatments that aid the body in healing have been discovered and utilized for years. Unfortunately, many of these natural strategies have been opposed by public health agencies and the medical mainstream. One natural approach that has been used successfully with cancer is Essiac tea.
Essiac Tea Enhances Immune Function
Conventional cancer treatments increase the body’s toxic load and they destroy the individual’s immune system. Essiac tea, on the other hand, has shown the ability to strengthen the immune system and improve its ability to respond to infection. It also helps the body to eliminate toxins and provides pain relief which is welcome to anyone suffering from a chronic disease.
Some of the companies that make Essiac tea recommend that the tea should not be used in conjunction with conventional cancer treatments. This is based off the idea that the immune system gets so damaged through conventional treatments that Essiac is unable to resuscitate the body’s immune response.
Many others believe that all cancer patients or immunocompromised individuals will benefit from the use of Essiac tea due to its powerful immune supportive nutrients. Clinical data remains limited, however, due to lack of research-based funding for the elixir.
A Concentrated Source of Antioxidants
Oxidative stress is a condition characterized by free radical damage within the body that causes cellular instability and chronic inflammation. This state of high oxidative stress is a major player in the formation of cancer cells and other chronic disease states. Anti-oxidant compounds neutralize free radicals and quench oxidative stress and are therefore key components in a cancer prevention strategy.
Essiac tea is rich in phytonutrient antioxidant flavones, anthraquinones, and tannins. It is also rich in immune supportive polysaccharides such as beta-sitosterol that feed and strengthen immune cells. Studies have shown that varying concentrations of Essiac tea reduce free radical development by up to 84 percent.
Pharmaceutical drugs make cancer drugs from these same antioxidant sources. Adriamycin, a chemotherapeutic drug approved by the FDA to treat 13 forms of cancer contains these same anthraquinones.
The anti-oxidant cocktail within Essiac tea is also a potent defense against superoxide free radicals. Superoxide radicals activate other free radicals and create a nightmarish storm of oxidative stress within the body.9 Immune supportive beta-sitosterol help to neutralize the dangerous superoxide radicals.
Essiac May Reduce Cell Mutations
Burdock root is the major ingredient in Essiac tea and it is rich in the anti-oxidant anthraquinone which has been shown to reduce cell mutations and prevent tumor growth. Several case studies have been written up that have reported claims that Essiac tea helped see a regression of tumor size and severity of symptoms. These patients suffered from different forms of cancer including uterus, prostate, and bowel cancer as well as growths on the skin’s surface.
Several animal studies have shown that Essiac tea usage decreases the ability of tumor cells to multiply. The researchers did note a decrease in growth of normal cells in these cases but the herbal extract was effective at preventing the proliferation of cancerous cells at a higher rate.
Using Essiac Tea Safely
The use of Essiac tea has been a very effective strategy for thousands of people over the last century. The herbs are safe and typically well-tolerated by the body. Using Essiac tea may be a great therapeutic tool for you in your cancer prevention and immune supportive health plan.
The typical dosage that is recommended is 1 fluid ounce (30ml) once daily, diluted with 2 fluid ounces of hot water. This should be sipped slowly like a hot tea and should be done preferably before bedtime and at least two hours after eating. Food should be avoided within at least an hour after drinking the tea.
It is always advisable to consult with your physician and holistic practitioner before starting any sort of new treatment. Essiac tea is not recommended for brain cancer patients as it may induce swelling, which could be life-threatening if it creates too much pressure in the cerebral cavity.|
We make no claims for this product curing or preventing any disease