Known word-wide, this blend helps to detoxify and cleanse the body of mucus.
Burdock Root - Used traditionally to help maintain a healthy gastrointestinal tract, helps support a healthy immune response.*
Used traditionally in small amounts, this herb helps support normal waste elimination in the liver.*
Sheep Sorrel - Used in traditional folk herbalism to help cool the body, this herbs helps support normal waste elimination in kidneys.*
Slippery Elm- The tannins and mucilages in Slippery Elm inner bark are believed to facilitate the healthy elimination of mucus in the body.*
The original Essiac 4 Blend Tea was discovered by Nurse Caissein 1922, when a patient spoke to her of a Canadian Ojibwa Indian herbal tea she took. Nurse Caisse eventually named the formula Essiac, which is Nurse Caisse's name spelled backwards. She had a clinic where she shared this blend from 1934 to 1942 and continued to give Essiac to people until the late 1970’s.(essiac is pronounced by saying s-e-ac).
Warning: Pregnant women, consult your physician. Should use only stainless steel utensils when preparing this tea.
NOTICE: This product contains Rhubarb Root (Rheum palmatum). Read and follow directions carefully. Do not use if you have or develop diarrhea, loose stools, or abdominal pain because Rhubarb Root may worsen these conditions and be harmful to your health. Consult your physician if you have frequent diarrhea or if you are pregnant, nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition. Individuals with a history of kidney stones should use this herb cautiously.
To prepare Essiac Tea:
- Boil 1 gallon fresh spring water or distilled water in a stainless steel pot.
- Stir in 4 oz of tea (by weight *), cover pot.
- Boil 10 minutes.
- Remove from heat and stir. Cover and let sit for 12 hours at room temperature.
- Stir, cover, and bring to a boil. Remove from heat.
- Strain through a fine mesh colander. Funnel liquid into clean amber glass bottle and cap. Tighten cap after cooling.
- Refrigerate. Mixture will stay fresh for 2-3 weeks if refrigerated.
* If you are unable to weigh 4 oz of tea, you can use the following conversions:
-For Organic Essiac Tea: 4 oz is approx. 275 ml or 1 1/6 cup.
Directions for drinking:
Daily serving size: 4 oz
- Shake herbal tea to mix well. Add 2 fl oz tea to equal amount (2 fl oz) boiled fresh spring or distilled water.
- Drink 4 fl oz daily on an empty stomach, preferably before bedtime.