History of Essiac

One of the most shocking and though provoking stories in the natural health field is that of Nurse Rene M. Caisse’s. 475 years ago, doctors sent and recommended thousands of patients to Rene Caisse’s clinic in Bracebridge, Ontario, Canada. The vast majority of Nurse Caisse’s patients were brought to her for treatment after numerous medical interventions and treatments had failed.

Nurse Rene Caisse treated all her patients with her own unique special blend of four powerful, naturally occurring herbs. This potent mix of Burdock Root, Slippery Elm Bark, Sheep Sorrel Leaves and Indian Rhubarb Root was blended and named Essiac® by Nurse Rene Caisse.

Fun Fact!
The word Essiac® is actually Nurse Rene Caisse’s surname spelled backward’s!

Nurse Caisse claimed that her Essiac® was a powerful formula that helps to normalise the body systems, boosting immunity, cleansing the blood, purging toxic build up’s within the body, promoting cell repair and aiding recovery.

Essiac® restored health and vitality to many of Nurse Rene Caisse’s patients.

The active botanicals in ESSIAC ® have been used independently in naturopathic medicine for hundreds of years to help cleanse the blood and nourish individual cells, enhancing their strength and integrity.

The herbs in this formulation have helped to restore health to thousands of people worldwide with no adverse side effects. They have been proven to be perfectly safe and effective to take in conjunction with, and to supplement, other therapies or medications.

ESSIAC ® is made from 100% pure organic herbs, is herbicide, pesticide free and is micro biologically assayed. Only specific plant species are utilized and harvested at peak time in order to enhance their potency. The herbal ingredients in ESSIAC ® are blended to exact ratios for maximum synergistic effect, according to Rene Caisse’s original formula.

Rene Caisse received no financial compensation in the years she gave ESSIAC® to her patients. To her, helping others regardless of the personal cost incurred was more important than the financial gain.

As Essiac® gained popularity among those suffering from ill health, Nurse Rene Caisse came up against numerous medical establishments who instead of helping her to promote this wonder product, attempted to imprison her for refusing to reveal her secret formula.

For over 55 years, Nurse Rene Caisse stood her ground against the medical establishments that were out to get their hands on her potent Essaic® formula. If the medical industry did not know the formula, they could not outlaw it, nor shelve it, nor test it on mice for thirty years. But they could arrest her and put her in jail. They even made new laws to do so!

There is a saying, that “those who do not know history are bound to repeat it”. The ESSIAC® story is an instructive parable, and it is interesting for one to step back and look at the underlying issues surrounding the world of alternative therapies versus medical interventions back then, and in today’s modern world.

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