Who should not take essiac tea?

Answer Essiac tea is not recommended for pregnant or lactating women. Also people with kidney disease should not use essiac. The tea contains oxalic acid which can contribute to the formation of kidney st... Read More »

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What is essiac tea?

Marketers have touted Essiac tea as a natural remedy that possesses certain properties to shrink cancerous tumors. Regardless of these claims, there has never been any evidence, as of March 2010, t... Read More »

What are the benefits of essiac?

Essiac teas and supplements were first created by Canadian nurse Rene Caisse, who based these herbal concoctions on traditional Ojibwa medicine. This patented complex includes the herbs burdock, sh... Read More »

How do I prepare essiac tea?

PreparationEssiac tea is usually consumed in small quantities--1/4 cup per serving--several times a day, so prepare several servings at one time. Pour 9 oz. of water into a small pot. Place the pot... Read More »

Does essiac tea cure cancer?

Essiac Tea is an herbal remedy that was used, prescribed and promoted by Canadian nurse Rene M. Caisse. In the 1930s the Canadian government conducted an investigation on the product, but the resu... Read More »

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