Essiac tea is a tonic made from a combination of roots, bark and leaves. Essiac Tea is a long proven method of helping with cancer since the 1920s and before. It is a four-herb formula that supports the immune system, destroys free radicals and purifies the liver and kidneys of toxins.
The four main herbs that make up Essiac are Burdock Root, Slippery Elm Inner Bark, Sheep Sorrel and Indian Rhubarb Root.
Burdock Root contains arctigenin. Animal studies of mammary, colon and pancreatic cancer have shown promise for burdock’s ability to fight against cancer.
Slippery Elm Inner Bark
When combined with burdock root, Indian rhubarb and sheep sorrel — slippery elm inner bark can improve conditions for women with breast cancer and improve anxiety, depression, and fatigue.
Rhubarb root is loaded with antioxidants including polyphenols, flavonoids and tannins that help fight free radical damage.