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What is the Essiac® formula?
The Original Essiac® formula is a "proprietary" combination of 4 herbs (not 8 herbs).
Essiac® contains Burdock Root in its formula (not Yellow Dock) Used traditionally to help maintain a healthy gastrointestinal tract, helps support a healthy immune response.*
Essiac® contains Indian Rubarb Root in its formula (not Turkey Rhubarb). Used traditionally in small amounts, this herb helps support normal waste elimination in the liver.*
Essiac® contains Slippery Elm (inner bark) in its formula (not Slippery Elm). The tannings and muciliages in Slippery Elm inner bark are believed to facilitate the healthy elimination of mucus in the body.
Essiac® contains Sheep Sorrel in its formula (not Sorrel). Used in traditional folk herbalism to help cool the body, this herbs helps support normal waste elimination in kidneys.*
Who discovered the Original Essiac®?
Essiac® was discovered in 1922, when a patient spoke to Nurse Rene Caisse of a Canadian Ojibwa Indian herbal tea she took. She eventually named the formula Essiac®, which is Nurse Caisse's name spelled backwards. Nurse Caisse ran her clinic on Dominion Street from 1934 to 1942 and continued to give Essiac® to people until the late 1970's.*
IF THE BOTTLE DOESN'T SAY Essiac® MADE ONLY IN CANADA WITH A CANADIAN FLAG ON ITS LABEL IT'S NOT THE ORIGINAL Essiac® FROM CANADA
Essiac® is sold in powder, liquid and capsules formulas. The Essiac® powder will need to be brewed and prepare the old fashion way. The Essiac® extract formula is ready and can be used easily. ESSIAC® vegetable capsules are easy and convenient to use. The 4 herbs used to manufacture Essiac® pass strict quality control tests.
Who has the legal right to use the registered trademark Essiac®?
Essiac® Canada Int'l is the only COMPANY TO HAVE THE LEGAL RIGHT TO USE THE REGISTERED TRADE-MARK name Essiac® IN CANADA.
(REGISTRATION NUMBER TMA248752).
Essiac® was registered in 1978 by the Resperin Corporation ltd. Who sold its rights to the Canadian company ESSIAC PRODUCTS INC.(Essiac Canada International) in 1995.