|Organic Essiac Tea by Starwest Botanicals |
Essiac Tea is a timeless and traditional blend of potent herbs that have historically been used to promote health and well-being and help purify the body.
Organic burdock root, organic sheep sorrel, organic (Turkey) rhubarb root and organic slippery elm bark.
To prepare Essiac Tea:
• Boil 1 gallon fresh spring water or distilled water in a stainless steel pot.
• Stir in 4 oz of tea (by weight *), cover pot.
• Boil 10 minutes.
• Remove from heat and stir. Cover and let sit for 12 hours at room temperature.
• Stir, cover, and bring to a boil. Remove from heat.
• Strain through a fine mesh colander. Funnel liquid into clean amber glass bottle and cap. Tighten cap after cooling. Refrigerate. Mixture will stay fresh for 2-3 weeks if refrigerated.
* If you are unable to weight 4 oz of tea, you can use the following conversions:
-For Organic and Conventional Essiac Teas: 4 oz is approx. 275 ml or 1 1/16 cup.
-For Organic Trinity Essiac Tea: 4 oz is approx. 180 ml or 3/4 cup.
Shake herbal tea to mix well. Add 2 fl oz tea to equal amount (2 fl oz) boiled fresh spring or distilled water. Drink 2 to 4 fl oz daily on an empty stomach, preferably before bedtime. Warning: Pregnant women should consult their physician. Should use only stainless steel utensils when preparing this tea.
NOTICE: This product contains Rhubarb Root (Rheum palmatum). Read and follow directions carefully. Do not use if you have or develop diarrhea, loose stools, or abdominal pain because Rhubarb Root may worsen these conditions and be harmful to your health. Consult your physician if you have frequent diarrhea or if you are pregnant, nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition. Individuals with a history of kidney stones should use this herb cautiously.