Cancer-Fighting Formula…Suppressed

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There’s an ancient remedy that may be able to combat cancer.

It has almost a century of scientific research backing it up.

But chances are you’ve never heard of it.

That’s because the government has done everything it can to bury this all-natural formula, virtually banning the remedy and threatening to throw the “inventor” into prison!

Canadian Nurse Stumbles on Native American Secret

We’ve told you many times how the FDA is quick to approve risky drugs with little evidence to show they work.

But it’s refused to recognize the benefits of a simple herbal tea that Native Americans have used for centuries to fight cancer.

This safe, all-natural cancer fighter has almost 100 years of medical research showing it works.

It was first investigated by a Canadian nurse called Rene Caisse back in 1922.

She noticed scarring on the breast of an elderly woman she was attending. When she asked her about it, the woman told her that it was because of the breast cancer she’d been diagnosed with 30 years earlier.

She’d been told she needed breast cancer but she simply couldn’t afford it. She met an old Native American medicine man. And he told her he could aid her cancer with herbal tea. She tried the tea and her cancer went into remission for over 30 years.

Nurse Caisse was amazed…and she studied the list of herbs that the old lady passed onto her.

One year later, she was chatting with a retired doctor friend of hers. He happened to mention that if people used the herb sheep sorrel, there’d be a lot less cancer in the world.

She was intrigued: the same herb was on the Native American healer’s list.

But it was six months later before she had chance to test out her theory. Her aunt was diagnosed with stomach cancer and given just six months to live.

Nurse Caisse started treating her aunt with the tea. Her aunt went on to live another 21 years, cancer free.

She tested the treatment a second time on her mother after she too was diagnosed with inoperable cancer. She was given just weeks to live. So Nurse Caisse tried the tea again, and her mother went on to live a cancer-free life for the next 18 years.

Seeing the results first-hand, she began running herbal combinations on mice and human cancer patients. It was the beginning of 30 years of research and discovery.

The original formula mixed eight different herbs including:

  • Blessed thistle
  • Burdock root
  • Indian rhubarb root
  • Kelp
  • Sheep sorrel
  • Slippery elm inner bark
  • Red clover
  • Watercress

After much experimentation, she refined her formula to just four herbs: burdock root, Indian rhubarb, sheep sorrel, and slippery elm. And she called her formula Essiac (Caisse spelled backwards).

Government Threatens Imprisonment

Nurse Caisse opened a cancer clinic and – under the observation of several doctors – she tested her formulas by injecting patients with individual herbs to see which proved most effective.

Nurse Caisse went on to treat thousands of cancer patients. All of her treatments were free and the results were so good that 55,000 people signed a petition in 1938. The petition requested the Ontario legislation recognize Essiac.

The bill failed to pass by just three votes. Within a week of filing the petition, a new “Cancer Commission” was introduced. This commission had the power to control and suppress all future cancer treatments.

The Commission suppressed her research. They threatened to imprison her and forced her to close down her Bracebridge Cancer Clinic in the summer of 1938.

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She closed her clinic and partnered with Dr. Charles Brusch. They treated patients with the same eight-herb tea, just as the Native Americans had originally done. Dr. Brusch eventually used Essiac in his own fight against cancer.

In a notarized letter, he noted that Essiac “reduces pain and causes a recession in tumor growth. Patients gained weight and showed great improvement in health.”

The results he found back in the 40s have been borne out by recent research.

Two recent studies have shown that Essiac does combat cancer effectively.

The first study, in 2004, showed that Essiac inhibits tumor cell growth – and enhances immune response. The second study, in 2006, further backed this up. It revealed that Essiac increases cytotoxicity towards prostate cancer cells and has huge antioxidant properties.

And there are plenty of modern doctors who also support it.

“I’ve seen the effects of Essiac first hand,” says Allen Spreen, MD.

Dr. Spreen describes how he treated a father with a 13-year-old son. The son had cancer so bad that the only option was experimental chemotherapy. Even with treatment, he was likely to lose the leg that had the cancer.

Dr. Spreen told him about Essiac and all the studies and research he’d read on it. Desperate for his boy, the father left the US and went to Canada to seek a cure.

Three years later, Dr. Spreen was shocked to find a healthy, 16-year-old man in his office. It was the boy, returning briefly from Canada where he now lived with his father. He’d returned to say thanks to Dr. Spreen and to tell him that Essiac alone had saved his leg – and likely his life.

4 Herbs Combat Cancer

Nurse Caisse’s formula used four herbs to fight cancer. These included:

Burdock Root: Hungarian researchers showed that Burdock Root had anti-tumor activity due to inulin. The researchers found that it attached to white blood cells and enhanced immune function. They showed it also contains benzaledhyde which has significant anti-cancer effects in humans.

Sheep Sorrel: This was used in cancer treatment as early as the 1740s. It contains chlorophyll, which carries oxygen to cells.

Slippery Elm: Studies have shown this herb offers anti-tumor activity and is an anti-inflammatory agent.

Indian Rhubarb Root: Rich in iron, this herb purges the liver and body of waste. It contains aloe emodin which studies show inhibit tumors.

Suppressed Formula Revealed At Last

Nurse Caisse and Dr. Brusch spent decades refining the Essiac recipe. They created the formula through years of experimentation on real cancer patients. And this is the suppressed formula they came up with.

  • Six-and-a-half cups of burdock root
  • One pound of sheep sorrel, powdered
  • One-quarter pound of slippery elm bark, powdered
  • One ounce of Turkish rhubarb root, powdered

Mix the ingredients and store in a glass jar in a dark cupboard. Use one ounce of herb mixture per 32 ounces of water. Boil rapidly for 10 minutes (covered). Turn off heat and leave overnight (covered).

In the morning, heat until steaming hot and let settle for three minutes. Strain through a fine strainer into hot sterilized bottles and let cool. Store in a dark, cool cupboard.

Tea must be refrigerated after opening.

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  1. Thank You for getting this out to people because we all know the government isn’t going to.

    Thank You Pat Root

  2. I just want to tell you I sold it in the health food store years ago and people always wanted to try it. It is an excellant product. I know it never hurt anyone and people always kept recommending to others. THANKS for reminding me.

  3. Sounds interesting. I have been diagnosed with Squamous Cell cancer in the lungs–a no-cure-rate type of cancer (according to my Oncologist). I’ve been given 1-4 yrs survival rate–with aggressive therapy.

    I do not want to go through chemo/radiation/surgery (those are the A.M.A. options) and want to fight this with alternative therapies–diet changes, over nutrition, supplements, vitamins, herbal/holistic.

    Just how much of this tea do you drink/day to get the effectiveness of it?

  4. I am wondering why there is no response to the questions above? There are no suggestions as to where to get this product or how much of it to drink if one has cancer or just wants a preventive aid.

  5. I was diagnosed with breast CS in May 2012, had mastectomy of right breast July 2012. Undergone chemotherapy and radiation after. I would like to try the herbal tea, but all the four ingredients are not familiar to me, and I don’t know if they are available here in the Philippines.
    I will appreciate if you could elaborate on each of the ingredients, giving the local names here, and where to get them.

    Thank you,

  6. Hi Janet,
    I used this tea 26 years ago to help me get rid of a very bad case of melanoma. Was recently diagnosed with uterine cancer so will start drinking it again. You can buy it on line from Piping Rock Vitamins —–other places, too, but a good price from Piping Rock. It comes in liquid or powder, but I would get the powder and make the tea yourself. A bit of a bother, but worth the trouble. The name is Flor.Essence. Good luck.


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