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Why We Love Essiac Tea

This is the original Essiac tea recipe, as advised by Rene Caisse. Essiac is a world renowned herbal formula originally developed by Rene M. Caisse, a nurse. Starting in 1922, Nurse Caisse used her original herbal formula to help support the immune system. Rene Caisse is world renowned for making significant contributions to the field of natural, alternative medicine.

What is Essiac Tea?

Essiac tea is an herbal tea that can be taken on a daily basis for purposes such as detoxifying the body, boosting the immune system and maintaining overall good health. It is caffeine free, has a pleasant taste, and it benefits the entire body in many ways. Essiac tea was developed by a Canadian nurse named Rene Caisse who named the tea after her surname spelled backwards. The original formula consisted of eight herbs. However, after testing various combinations, she reduced it down to four.

The following are the four herbs that make up Essiac tea along with a brief description of each:

Burdock Root
Tastes sweet and has a sticky consistency. Can be taken orally to remove toxins that may build up in the blood and to soothe painful joints. It can also be used topically to soothe certain skin disorders.

Sheep Sorrel
Sheep Sorrel has a lemon flavor and is used in salads and as a flavoring agent in many dishes. It helps control blood sugar, reduces inflammation and helps with weight loss.

Slippery Elm Bark Powder
Slippery elm is the name of a tree. The inner bark is used to treat cold symptoms as well as digestive problems. It can also be used topically for wounds and burns.

Indian Rhubarb Root
The root and the underground stem of the rhubarb plant is used primarily for digestive disorders such as diarrhea, constipation and heartburn.

How to Make Essiac Ta

Many teas such as chamomile, black tea and green tea are made by letting a tea bag steep in hot water a few minutes before drinking. Brewing tea using this method is called an infusion. When tea is brewed using an infusion, vitamins are extracted from soft ingredients such as leaves and flowers. Essiac tea is a decoction. Decoction is the process used to extract ingredients from hard materials such as bark, roots and seeds. These materials need to be boiled for about ten minutes and steeped for about twelve hours. Water is added to the final product before drinking.

Possible Health Benefits of Essiac Tea

The primary benefits of Essiac tea are removing impurities from the body, improving energy levels and boosting the immune system. When these actions occur, we are better equipped to fight off illnesses and diseases using our body’s own resources. The following are a few more of the many health benefits of Essiac tea.

  • Prevents fatty deposits from building up in the heart, arteries, kidneys and liver
  • Improves muscle, organ and tissue function
  • Helps the body turn fat and calories into energy
  • Strengthens bones, joints and ligaments making them less vulnerable to injuries
  • Clears mucus from the respiratory system
  • Relieves pain and inflammation
  • Protects the body from the effects of toxins such as aluminum, lead and mercury
  • Promotes liver function
  • Improves mood

Essiac tea is a versatile herbal tea that is used by many people all over the world. It is easy to make and can be taken daily. Detoxification and immune system repair are its primary benefits. However, Essiac tea has been known to treat everything from heartburn to liver function. Essiac tea is easy to make, has a pleasant taste and can easily be made in your own kitchen.

Ingredients of Essiac Tea

Ingredients: Organic burdock root, organic sheep sorrel, organic rhubarb root and organic slippery elm.
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