Angel's Healing w/Essiac

The doctors gave me 3 Weeks to Live, 5 years ago. June 19th 2011.

I healed from stage 4 Uterine MMMT Carcinosarcoma a very rare aggressive cancer. When the doctors said I only had 3 Weeks to Live, I had to Dig deep in my soul and really go back to my Native American Roots. The Native American Way I Grew Up With.


*Angel's Journey back to the Native American Way*

I knew if I was going to heal my body completely, I was going to have to completely heal my MIND BODY & My SPIRIT.

I really feel I owe my life to God, who gave me the strength and understanding to go back to my Native American Roots. That I would find all the answers there. The doctors gave up on me but God and the herbs he created have not given up on me. So I dug deep and went back to the old Native American Ways

I had the desire to be healed. and Once I connected back to my Mind Body and Spirit I started believing in the power of my body to heal. I also Knew for me to heal physically, I had to heal my Spirit. I found my Connection back to Mother Earth and started to let go of all Fear, Anger & Unforgiveness

I called out to the father to help me during my journey and he directed me. He Sent me what I needed. & I listened! He Sent me back to the plants.

PLANT MEDICINE: all plants and herb’s are considered sacred. Herbs and plant’s are our helpers. Each plant has a unique gift that it has been given to Help heal various parts of our body. The plants contain the spirits that give us our form. Just like people, plants will give greater help to those who truly appreciate them and give them thanks. Plants and the spirits…. that work through them, know their jobs and are great at what they do. Just like people, if you demand from them and take without asking, they will do little for you.

The greater you love the herbs, the greater they will love and help to heal you


One of the most amazing herbal blends was given to a Ojibwa Indian by the Great Spirit in the 1800s. It is known as Ojebwa Tea & Later as Essiac Tea This formula and other similar formulas have been healing cancer for over a century. This is the original formula as I knew it.


Burdock root, Sheep Sorrel, Slippery Elm ,Turkey Rhrubarb, Red clover, Goldthread, Periwinkle.


FLOR-ESSENCE This is what I used in my healing

Burdock root, Sheep Sorrel, Slippery Elm ,Turkey Rhrubarb, Red clover,

Watercress, Blessed thistle, & Kelp

. I also added Goldthread












I hope this gives you insight into the NATIVE AMERICAN WAYS


The most important thing to remember is that all plants and herbs are alive and they sacrificed themselves daily for all of us, Always give thanks and remember what Mother Earth does for us each and every day.



IN THERE """HEALTH TOOL BOX""" heart emoticon


I want to share my understanding and research on this amazing Life Saving Tea


Essiac Tea Benefits Are Numerous--

Essiac Helps Build The Immune System and Purify the Body of Toxins


Essiac tea is a versatile herbal supplement with many benefits. Essiac tea benefits include a boost to the immune system and detoxification of the body. Essiac tea is used by people all over the world for many different health problems as well as for general health and well-being. Essiac tea benefits the entire body in a holistic fashion.

When the body is treated holistically, treatment occurs from the inside out. Because essiac tea addresses the i>root of the problem for many illnesses and diseases, long-term, permanent healing becomes possible. This is contrary to the action of most medicines, which simply mask symptoms. Many medicines are just a "band-aid" to cover up the symptom, but the underlying problem still exists. This is where the essiac tea benefits of full-body healing and detoxification really shine.

Essiac Tea Benefits: Primary Actions

Essiac tea's primary actions are to remove heavy metals, detoxify the body, restore energy levels, and rebuild the immune system. After this occurs, the body is restored to a level to where it is able to better defeat an illness or disease state using it's own resources.

Everyone comes in contact with viruses and bacteria all the time, and everyone is susceptible to developing health problems. People only get sick because their body's immune system FAILS to fight off the illness or infection. Therefore if the immune system is boosted, many illnesses and diseases can be eradicated WITH NO DRUGS. Essiac tea benefits the immune system more than any other substance we know of.

Here are some essiac tea benefits that have been reported to us and observed in research performed by Rene Caisse and Dr. Charles Brusch at the Brusch Medical Research Center.

Essiac Tea...

1. Prevents the buildup of excess fatty deposits in artery walls, heart, kidney and liver.

2. Regulates cholesterol levels by transforming sugar and fat into energy.

3. Destroys parasites in the digestive system and throughout the body.

4. Counteracts the effects of aluminum, lead and mercury poisoning.

5. Strengthens and improves the functioning of muscles, organs and tissues.

6. Makes bones, joints, ligaments, lungs, and membranes strong and flexible, and therefore less vulnerable to stress or stress injuries.

7. Nourishes and stimulates the brain and nervous system.

8. Promotes the absorption of fluids in the tissues.

9. Removes toxic accumulations in the fat, lymph, bone marrow, bladder, and alimentary canals.

10. Neutralizes acids, absorbs toxins in the bowel, and eliminates both.

11. Clears the respiratory channels by dissolving and expelling mucus.

12. Relieves the liver of its burden of detoxification by converting fatty toxins into water-soluble substances that can then be easily eliminated through the kidneys.

13. Assists the liver to produce lecithin, which forms part of the myelin sheath, a white fatty material that encloses nerve fibers.

14. Reduces, perhaps eliminates, heavy metal deposits in tissues (especially those surrounding the joints) to reduce inflammation and stiffness.

15. Improves the functions of the pancreas and spleen by increasing the effectiveness of insulin.

16. Purifies the blood.

17. Increases red cell production, and keeps them from rupturing.

18. Increases the body's ability to utilize oxygen by raising the oxygen level in the tissue cells.

19. Maintains the balance between potassium and sodium within the body so that the fluid inside and outside each cell is regulated; in this way, cells are nourished with nutrients and are also cleansed properly.

20. Converts calcium and potassium oxalates into a harmless form by making them solvent in the urine. Regulates the amount of oxalic acid delivered to the kidneys, thus reducing the risk of stone formation in the gall bladder, kidneys, or urinary tract.

21. Protects against toxins entering the brain.

22. Protects the body against radiation and X-rays.

23. Relieves pain.

24. Speeds up wound healing by regenerating the damaged area.

25. Increases the production of antibodies like lymphocytes and T-cells in the thymus gland, which is the defender of our immune system.

26. Protects the cells against free radicals.

27. Increases the appetite for healthful foods.

28. Decreases sugar cravings due to better blood sugar control.

29. Increases energy available.

30. Boosts mood and leads to an improved sense of well being.



When Rene Caisse treated cancer patients with Essiac, she used trial and error to determine how the herbs functioned. However, since she was not an herbalist, she did not fully understand what the herbs were actually doing to heal cancer.

However, she did discover that "The herb that will destroy a cancer is the dog-eared Sheep Sorrel, sometimes called sourgrass." She further refined the mixture to the four herb formula we know today: Rhubarb Root, Slippery Elm Inner Bark, Burdock root, and Sheep Sorrel with the root included. She knew these herbs were effective and had the dosage figured out empirically. It worked, and that was good enough for her.

She did speculate that some "as yet undiscovered glands" were being stimulated, glands being the cutting edge buzzwords of medical science in the early 20th century. Nurse Caisse was a brilliant clinician, and as such she was well aware that Essiac was raising the overall vigor of the body and helping it to throw the cancer out itself.

She was also well aware of the vivid contrast between Essiac's action and that of radiation and chemotherapy.

Radiation and chemotherapy rely upon a warfare model of healing: the cancer is the enemy and must be attacked ruthlessly, at all costs. With conventional chemotherapy, the body is fed poisons right up to the point of death. Since the poisons which are used preferentially attack rapidly reproducing cells, the hope is that the cancer will be killed before the patient dies.

Like cancer cells, immune cells and hair cells grow rapidly, and this explains some of the dominant side effects of chemotherapy.


Essiac tea, by comparison, works largely by enhancing the body's natural ability to heal itself. It sets up conditions within the body which discourage cancer cells while stimulating normal body function. There are no known negative direct effects of the herbs- taken in moderation- upon healthy growing cells or organs. Given half a chance, your body can rally its defenses and overwhelm the cancer using natural mechanisms.


Digging through the herbal literature searching for the four Essiac herbs, I have collected a list of effects which work together to heal cancer. Essiac's modes of action mostly fall into four major categories: supplementing and balancing minerals, modulating blood chemistry, stimulating organs and flushing wastes. There is considerable overlap between these as well as some miscellaneous effects. I believe there are also some mechanisms which remain unknown. In particular, most literature on sheep sorrel talks about the leaves and seeds, with little to no focus on the roots. Saying that the roots, unlike the leaves, have a definite strong bitter principle explains very little.


Supplementing and balancing minerals:

Sheep Sorrel is extremely rich in potassium salts. Cancer cells prefer a potassium depleted environment, exactly the situation given the Typical Modern Agribusiness Highly Processed Diet. By flooding the blood with a high concentration of bio-active, membrane soluble potassium ions, cancer cells are directly suppressed. Individual, metastasized cells are especially vulnerable to attack by the immune system, finding themselves adrift in a sea of hostile (to them) potassium. One important factor is the potassium/sodium balance, and to optimize this effect you should restrict salt intake while using Essiac. Skip the Highly Processed Diet, which is high in sodium salts.

Essiac tea is very high in calcium. Unlike the calcium in milk products, this calcium is in a form which is easily absorbed. Among all the wonderful things calcium does for a body, its role in cell growth and regulation is the main benefit here. Bio-available calcium is generally low in a Highly Processed Diet.


Burdock Root is high in iron. Sheep Sorrel (and, to a lesser extent, Indian rhubarb) provides plentiful oxalate, which binds the iron and flushes it out of your system. This moderation of blood iron concentrations will only take place if you drink water. Oxalate can also build up in your kidneys and hurt them, unless you drink water, and lots of it.

This is one reason for taking a break from Essiac every month or so, to give the oxalate a chance to flush out. Rest assured that your iron levels will stay near the optimum so as to not unduly stimulate the cancer, and drink more water.


Modulating Blood Chemistry:

Essiac tea consumption will raise your blood and interstitial pH (make it more basic and less acidic).

Acidic body pH is another result of a Highly Processed Diet; high protein and sugar consumption are what you especially want to forego while using

Essiac. Replace them with more dietary fiber and vitamin rich foods. Several of the Essiac herbs help to buffer your pH, but burdock is the most active of these, scavenging medium to large organic acids for eventual flushing from your system.

Drink more water to help them on their way.


Cancer cells react strongly to high pH, retreating into established tumors where they can strive to keep the conditions acidic for a while.

This might lead to temporary swelling or hardening of a tumor when first using Essiac. Eventually the cancer cells will lose this fight, as the pH gets higher and higher around them. Metastasis is severely suppressed under basic conditions, and will even reverse itself to some extent.


Essiac tea moderates blood sugar levels, mainly preventing spikes in blood glucose. Slippery Elm and Rhubarb Root are primarily implicated in this, although the mysterious Sheep Sorrel Root might play a role as well. This is a fairly common defense in the vegetable kingdom; the plant is, in essence, saying, "eat me and I will actively suppress your nutrition instead of nourishing you." Excess blood sugar is a well known effect of a Highly Processed Diet. Some diabetics find that Essiac tea allows them to control their blood sugars without insulin. As far as cancer is concerned, the lack of high blood sugar levels leaves tumors unable to create new blood vessels in order to fuel their growth.


Essiac tea acts as an anti-inflammatory agent. This is a somewhat miscellaneous effect, but I decided to shoehorn it into the blood chemistry section. Part of the inflammation response is sending a signal to blood cells to accumulate at the site of inflammation. This is exactly what you DON'T want in the case of cancer.

Cancer is, to a large extent, similar to an inflammation. Burdock is the main actor here, especially the seeds. To the extent that a Highly Processed Diet, contains genetically modified ingredients, inflammation may be a major result, encouraging cancers.

Sheep Sorrel Root is a powerful astringent. By drying out excess moisture from in between cells, this protects healthy cells from wastes in solution lingering around them. It also prevents cancer cells from building up concentrations of chemicals which allow them to prosper. The tissue can be referred to as “toned”, which is to say it is primed for absorbing the beneficial chemicals present in the blood due to consuming Essiac tea.


Stimulating organs:

Simply put, Essiac tea stimulates the liver, kidneys and colon. These are the big three when it comes to flushing wastes from the body. It very likely also stimulates the pancreas and lymphatic system. As cancer cells die in your body, the wastes from those cells need to go away. Regular waste removal is essential to remain cancer free. The liver, kidney and colon, with major support from the lymphatic system, take care of this for you. Drink more water to help them do their job.

A good reason to take a break from Essiac tea every month or so is to give these organs a rest from constant stimulation. After a weeks rest, continue with the Essiac tea and get these organs revved up again.

Essiac is also a moderate digestive or stomachic, not so much stimulating the stomach as helping the digestive juices to do their job. This will help to keep things as they should be further downstream, allowing for better nutrient absorption and waste excretion. This is one reason to drink Essiac on an empty stomach, as indigestion can result from mixing Essiac and a full load of food. Things can get a little too active.

If I stretch a point, and call the immune system an organ (it isn't really; it could be thought of as several organs working together), I can fit this miscellaneous effect into the organ section. Essiac stimulates your immune system and tonifies it, which is only subtly different. A well functioning immune system can expel cancer from the body; This is the normal state of affairs. Cancerous cells come and go all the time, and your immune system is the main reason you never notice most of them.

A Highly Processed Diet insults your immune system in at least three ways: 1) Herbicides, fungicides and insecticides in your food (and in the air) short circuit the immune system fairly directly, 2) Low nutrient levels- minerals mostly- don't allow your immune system to function as well as it can, and 3) Genetically modified ingredients can confuse your immune system, causing it to give up when it needn't and to overwork when it shouldn't. These effects can lead directly to runaway cancer growth. The increase of genetically modified "food" in a Highly Processed Diet is already leading to a rise in cancers, most notably in children. This will only get worse if it is allowed to continue.

Flushing wastes:

Burdock is the champion here, binding to a variety of toxins and dragging them down to your liver or kidneys for flushing out. Besides from binding organic acids, burdock will bind solvents like acetone and phenol, various CFC's and CHC's, certain pharmaceuticals and food additives, rancid oils, dead cancer cell leftovers, and heavy metals like lead and mercury. These are typically stored in fat cells and in the liver, and all of them can make a contribution to cancer pathology. When the Essiac tea starts binding these up and putting them into your bloodstream, you might notice the effects of them. Most of the potential negative side effects of Essiac tea come about through this mechanism. This will be most pronounced if you are taking larger doses of Essiac and/or not drinking enough water. Practice moderation. Quit or reduce the Essiac for a day and drink more water if the symptoms are bothering you. Drink more water anyway.

Slippery Elm comes into its own here; This herb causes a turnover in your mucus, primarily in the colon. Besides from dissolving old mucus, along with the various things bound up in it, mucilage causes all of that slimy messy type stuff to be excreted. Burdock also has some mucilage, but slippery elm has a lot more, as well as stimulating mucous secretions throughout the body: in the sinuses, lungs and so on. The goal is to keep the sticky stuff flowing. To that effect, drink more water to keep it from hardening up on you.

All of the herbs in Essiac tea are at least mildly diuretic, some strongly so. Unlike coffee or tea (also diuretics), Essiac does not cause excess secretion of healthful minerals in your urine. It does, however, increase secretion of amino acids, thereby both pampering your kidneys and helping to flush away some of the leftovers of cancer dissolution. Dr. Andrew Weil lists "excessive urination" as a negative side effect of Essiac use. I see it as, at worst, a minor inconvenience; more likely it is a major contributor to the overall healthful effect of Essiac tea. For best results, you guessed it, drink more water.

With a little bit of visualization you can see all of the above mechanisms working together throughout your body to drive a cancer out of existence and flush away the remains. Synergistic action is the way most herbs work, and lack of synergy is why conventional medicines don't work so well with cancer. Poisoning the whole body, in order to eliminate the small diseased portion, is bound to lead to more problems later on, even if the cancer is "cured".

Essiac tea will work better if you honor this synergy by eating health-giving foods, drinking plentiful water and trying to keep a strong positive) attitude. Working with your body to encourage healthy, normal function can be a bit more complicated in concept, but it is also cheaper and more empowering than the conventional medical model. Most important is to learn everything you can about how to use Essiac and apply what you have learned moderately and consistently.

One crucial point is that these mechanisms will not show positive results in laboratory tests against cancer cultures. An herb which stimulates the immune system, for example, will only show results if tested on an actual immune system. In the absence of extensive clinical trials, Essiac tea has to rely on word of mouth and anecdotal evidence, which allows it no respect in the mainstream scientific world view. People who have tried Essiac tea usually know better.

I went into detail about the 4 main ingredients in Essiac Burdock, Sheep Sorrel, Turkish Rhubarb, Slippery Elm, I would also like to share with you the healing properties of the 4 additional herbs in the


"8 Herb Essiac"  is what I used in my healing from Stage 4 MMMT Uterine Cancer.

Burdock, Sheep Sorrel, Turkish Rhubarb, Slippery Elm  Red Clover, Blessed Thistle, Water Cress and Kelp

Essiac tea ingredients need to be blended in a specific ratio for the herbal tea to have the desired effect. When blended in the correct ratio, the eight Essiac tea ingredients are believed to have a more powerful effect than each of the herbs taken individually. In other words, the blend provides a synergistic effect on health above and beyond the health-promoting benefits of each of the herbs by themselves.


Watercress Compounds found in watercress have been found to be able to shut down the signal that tumors send to tissue in your body, keeping it from growing. Adding to the information already known about watercress and broccoli. There have been even more recent studies that have made it clear that when the compounds and enzymes found in these veggies are chewed, it produces phenanthryl isothiocyanate (PEITC) is produced. Larger levels of this can provide even more cancer-preventing benefits. When you go in for chemotherapy you think you’re getting rid of cancer but in all actuality you are just getting rid of the cancer tumor. The cancer stem cells are still the and are still alive. This is why cancer can come back overtime. Treating cancer stem cells with PEITC has been found to kill almost all of the stem cells left within 24 hours.


Kelp’s best known advantage. It provides plenty of iodine, a mineral that most people need more of today due to the presence everywhere of iodine antagonists – bromine, chlorine and fluorides. These interfere with our iodine uptake and utilization, causing widespread thyroid problems and many other health problems, as well.


Blessed Thistle is a bitter tonic, and as such is an excellent digestive herb to use as an apertif to prevent gas and bloating from eating a meal heavy in fats. There is supporting research to suggest that Blessed Thistle has anti-tumor and anticancer effects. This adds another reason for those who are at risk for cancer to consider the use of blessed thistle as a tonic herb. Blessed Thistle herb is also considered a depurative, having diuretic and diaphoretic properties; these actions help to purify the system and rid the body of toxins. Blessed thistle's medicinal actions help give support to the liver and help it to repair itself.


Red Clover Studies showed that the compounds in the blossoms may reduce the risk of breast cancer. And because of its anti angiogenic effect, extract of the herb may stop the growth of cancer cells such as breast, prostate, colon, brain and cervical cancer. It may also fight leukemia. Because of its antioxidant properties, taking red clover supplement may strengthen your immune system and reduce the risk of infections. As a blood purifying herb, one of the benefits of red clover is that it cleanses the liver from toxins and impurities. Also, women who suffer from endometriosis may find regular consumption of the red clover tea beneficial, as it is believed to alleviate the symptoms and help ease the pain.


You ask what about estrogen driven cancers ?

Ive done major research on Red Clover and Essiac Tea and estrogen driven cancers...I healed from Stage 4 Uterine Cancer that was also estrogen driven...As a Native American Herbalist I see no harm in taking Red Clover or Essiac I take it all the time. Its not the natural estrogens that are the problem its the xenoestrogens the man made estrogens...estrogen mimickers.. endocrine disruptors. These types of Estrogens gets in our body and attaches to hormone receptors. And causes problems..we get these man made bad xenoestrogens from drinking water, birth control. perfume, plastics, metals, tin cans, even toilet paper, this is what cause our bodys to be overloaded in fake estrogens....this is what causes tumors, fibroids, endrometrrios, and leads to cancer...I hope this helps.. love angel



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Kloss, Jethro Back to Eden 1975 Edition Woodbridge Press Publishing Co.

Meyer, Joseph and Clarence The Herbalist


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