• Essiac Herbs 

sheep sorrel

shoot + root

sheep sorrel (rumex acetosella) is an herb rich in native history and believed by herbalists to cleanse harmful toxins from the body.* both the shoot (stems/leaves, 80%) and root (20%) are believed to be important to essiac's efficacy. 

 

Hailing from the buckwheat family, it also goes by field sorrel or red sorrel. the benefits of sheep sorrel are varied and debated, but its importance to rene caisse's original essiac formula is unanimous.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. The products described are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

 

Burdock Root

burdock (arctium lappa) root is a fairly common plant believed by herbalists to assist with immune health, blood circulation, and toxin removal.* it is also believed to be high in a complex carbohydrate known as fos, which may assist in the digestion of nutrients from the gut into the blood stream-- hence its reputation as a detoxifier.*

 

burdock has been a popular component of remedies and cuisine around the world for centuries.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. The products described are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

 
 

slippery elm bark

slippery elm (ulmus rubra) bark is a soothing inner tree tissue primarily used by herbalists as a mucilaginous salve for the skin & stomach.* it has been around for centuries in a wide range of home remedy applications and is prized for its gel-like properties when steeped in water.

 

we source our bark from an organic and sustainable north American supplier who leaves enough bark on each tree to ensure health while they regrow over several years.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. The products described are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

 

Turkey Rhubarb Root

turkey rhubarb (rheum palmatum) root is an ancient cathartic used in very small amounts by herbalists as a gastric cleanser.* many believe it to contain tannins and anthraquinones, which may assist in combating inflammation.*

 

turkey rhubarb is eaten as a food in many parts of the world, but you should still cease consuming essiac if you experience gastric distress of any kind.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. The products described are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.