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ESSIAC® Herbs

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BURDOCK ROOT (Arctium Lappa)

Burdock contains high amounts of inulin and mucilage. Herbalists have used burdock as a liver tonic, diaphoretic and diuretic, blood purifier, laxative, antipyretic, and antimicrobial and for a variety of dermatologic conditions.

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SLIPPERY ELM BARK (Ulmus Fulva)

Slippery elm contains large amounts of tannins and mucilages. Due to its high mucilage content, slippery elm bark has been traditionally used to treat irritations of the skin and mucus membranes.

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SHEEP SORREL LEAVES (Rumex Acetosella)

Sheep sorrel contains large amounts of tannins which are known to act as astringents. Herbalists have used sheep sorrel as a diuretic, as an antibacterial and to soothe irritated nasal passages.

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INDIAN RHUBARB ROOT (Rheum Officinale)

Rhubarb root has been traditionally used to help cleanse the liver, stomach and blood. The root contains anthraquinones that act as stimulant laxatives and tannins that act as astringents.

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