Rene's Tea (Essiac)
Rene's Tea (Essiac)
Rene’s Tea. “Traditional Essiac Formula.”
Herbal tea blend of organic and ethically wildharvested herbs that are carefully dried, cut and blended in small batches according to a traditional recipe. This widely used traditional formula originated from a Canadian nurse in the 1920’s. This nurse, Rene Caisse, developed her formula for ‘essiac tea’ from an herbal mixture was shared by an Ontario Indian medicine man. Caisse in turn went on to share this formula with many of her patients and fellow health care practitioners.
Serving Size: 3.5 g
Servings Per Container: 32
Proprietary Blend 3.5 g
Organic Burdock Root (Arctium lappa)
Organic Sheep Sorrel (Rumex acetosella)
Organic Slippery Elm Bark (Ulmus fulva)
Organic Rhubarb Root (Rheum sp.)
- Preparation of half gallon (64 fl. oz.) of tea concentrate: 1) Bring one-half gallon fresh spring water or distilled water to a hard boil in covered, stainless steel pot. 2) Add 2 oz (one-half of the 4 oz. container) of Rene’s tea and stir with a stainless steel utensil and cover. 3) Bring to boil and simmer for 10 minutes. 4) Remove from heat and stir. Cover and let sit for 12 hours. 5) stir, reheat until it almost boils (DO NOT MICROWAVE) and remove from heat. 6) Using stainless steel utensils, strain through a fine mesh strainer. Funnel liquid into clean amber glass bottles while hot. Tighten caps after cooling. REFRIGERATE. The concentrate lasts for two weeks.
- This container makes a total of one gallon of liquid tea concentrate. For freshness, the instructions are written for a half gallon using 2 oz. of herbal tea blend.
- Directions for use: Shake herbal tea concentrate to mix well. Boil 4 fl. oz. of fresh spring water or distilled water. Add 4 fl. oz. of the previously prepared tea concentrate to water. Drink once daily on an empty stomach. Preferable before bedtime. Drink warm or cold. Note: Do not use aluminum or copper pot, strainers or utensils when preparing tea.
- Contraindications: Individuals with a history of kidney stones should use this tea cautiously. Discontinue use in the event of diarrhea or watery stools. Keep out of reach of children. Do not use if pregnant or nursing. Discontinue if unusual symptoms occur.