Essiac

Essiac

A tea containing anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and immunostimulatory chemicals; it has been promoted as a treatment for cancer but has not been scientifically studied. Essiac was first used in the 1920s. Trials of its usefulness have not shown any evidence of efficacy; it is not approved for use in the U.S. by the Food and Drug Administration.
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However, oncologists have recommended against using slippery elm bark, in the form of Essiac (Essiac Canada International, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada), because it lacks efficacy and may delay beneficial medical treatment if patients rely on it to the exclusion of proven allopathic treatments.
She began taking Essiac, a treatment made up of four herbs and, combined with the food from her own garden.
She took some Vitamin C and DMSO (possibly six times), and also added some CoQ10, selenium and took four ounces of Essiac tea three times a day.
The reality is that it contains a herb mixture called Essiac which has been blacklisted by the US Food and Drug Administration as a "fake cancer cure".
The products contain ingredients such as bloodroot, shark cartilage, coral calcium, cesium, ellagic acid, Cat's Claw, an herbal tea called Essiac, and mushroom varieties such as Agaricus Blazeii, Shitake, Maitake, and Reishi.
I took Essiac tincture and vitamin B17, which is said to break down tumours.
INVESTIGATIONS OF ANTI-CANCER COMPOUNDS FROM ESSIAC EXTRACT.
and sought to interest scientists from Sloan-Kettering Institute in New York and from the National Cancer Institute in researching Essiac.
After documenting many probable, provable, and preventable causes of dastardly disease in precious pets, Straw discusses conventional treatments, gives insights into pet insurance and PPOs, and introduces alternative therapies including Bach flower remedies such as wild rose, water violet, olive, and clematis, to name a few, and herbs such as artemisinin, Essiac, garlic, Hoxsey treatment, milk thistle, and golden seal.
The herbal formula Essiac (described in "Don't Despair, Just Care," January 2006), is another tonic tea that enhances immune function and helps the body heal itself.
I drink essiac tea in the morning, which a lot of people out there believe is a real help in fighting cancer.