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An Historical Indian Herbal Remedy

An Historical Indian Herbal Remedy

Thursday, July 6th 2006

In 1922 an elderly patient in Northern Ontario, Canada was dying from old age and she related the following story:

In the early 1890's she had come from England to be with her prospective husband in Northern Ontario and one day she noticed a lump in her breast. They were worried, so her husband spoke to the medicine man of the local Ojibwa tribe, with whom he had made friends. The medicine man suggested that the wife drink the tea that the Indians made. Being sceptical, they decided instead to travel to the general hospital in Toronto to find out what the problem was. Once at the hospital, their worst fears were confirmed. She did have the serious problem they suspected. As usual the only recommended treatment available was surgery.

In 1892 the options were very limited. Being more sceptical of the procedure than the Indian remedy, they went back north and the wife started taking the herbal concoction. Within 2 months she began to notice a change and after a year of taking the tea daily, there was no sign of the disease and it never returned. The rest of it is now history.

Today, many people around the world are taking these wonderful herbs. They have been studied extensively and have a wide range of healing properties. The herbs in Esiak are burdock root, sheep sorrel, slippery elm and Turkey rhubarb root.

You can purhcase Esiak in capsules or Ezziac Tea.


Reproduced unabridged from the July - September 2006 issue of Health and Herbal News, with the kind permission of Health and Herbs International Ltd.

Footnote from Ideal Health:

The following products are all useful for Immune function:

Easiak Capsules
Ezziac Tea
Immune Boost
Immune Booster for Kids
Immune Defence Cough & Cold Relief
Family C Powder
Hi Strength Fish Oil
Olive Leaf Complex
Vir Defence
Winter Guard

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Disclaimer: The health information presented here has been written for the New Zealand health consumer. It is of a general nature and is only intended to provide a summary of the subjects covered. The information is not intended to be comprehensive or to provide medical advice to you. While all care has been taken to ensure the accuracy of the information, no responsibility or liability is accepted, and no person should act in reliance on any statement contained in the information provided. All health ailments should be treated by a qualified health professional.


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