Enough for 100 cups of tea. The Essiac formula actually originated with an "Ojibwa Indian medicine man." He called the herbal mix "The holy drink that would purify the body and put you back in balance with the great spirit". As a result Essiac is frequently used for its natural antioxidant properties.
An antioxidant is a substance that prevents the generation and actions of free radicals, which are harmful by products produced by the body during the breakdown of food for energy or when the body is exposed to environmental toxins, such as tobacco smoke, air pollution, or radiation. Antioxidants are an important way to assist the body to remove free radicals. Free radicals leads to cellular damage.
Burdock has been found to support bile production and liver functions, and is used as a tonic, blood pufifier, and cleanser.
Turkey rhubarb root is well known as an astringent and supports bowel regularity; it is an effective tonic to support the digestive system and assists the body to remove debris.
Sheep sorrel is known by herbalist to sharpen the appetite, cool the liver, and strengthen the heart.
Slippery elm is known as a natural stomach remedy and wound healer; it supports healing to the mucous membrane of the entire digestive tract
Essiac Tincture is a blend of the following herbs: Burdock, Sheep sorrel (aerial portion), Slippery elm (inner bark), Rhubarb Root