- 5 gallon stainless steel pot, with lid.
- 3 gallon stainless steel pot.
- Stainless steel fine-mesh double strainer.
- Stainless steel funnel.
- Stainless steel spatula.
- 12 or more 16-ounce amber glass bottles with airtight caps (not childproof caps).
- 2 gallons vortex energised living water.
- Kitchen scale with ounce measurements.
- Measuring Cup
6.5 cups of burdock root – cut. (Arctium Lappa)
16 oz. Sheep Sorrel Herb – powdered. (Rumex Acetocella)
1 oz. Turkey Rhubarb Root – powdered. (Rheum Palmatum)
4 oz. Slippery Elm Bark – powdered. (Ulmus Fulve)
- Mix Essiac Formula thoroughly.
- Bring vortex energised living water to a rolling boil in 5-gallon pot with lid on. (Approximately 30 minutes at sea level.)
- Stir in 1 cup of Essiac Formula. Replace lid and continue boiling for 10 minutes.
- Turn off stove. Scrape down sides of pot with spatula and stir mixture thoroughly. Replace lid.
- Allow pot to remain closed for 12 hours; then turn stove to full heat for 20 minutes.
- Turn off stove. Strain liquid into 3-gallon pot, and clean 5-gallon pot and strainer. Then strain filtered liquid back into 5-gallon pot.
- Use funnel to pour hot liquid into bottles immediately, taking care to tighten caps. Allow bottles to cool; then tighten caps again.
- Refrigerate. Essiac contains no preservative agents. If mould should develop in bottle, discard immediately.
Caution: All bottles and caps must be sterilised after use if you plan to re-use them for Essiac. Bottle caps must be washed and rinsed thoroughly, and may be cleaned with a 3% solution of food grade hydrogen peroxide in water.
Directions for use
- Heat 4 tablespoons (2 oz.) sodium-free distilled water in a stainless steel pot. Add 4 tablespoons of Essiac (shake bottle first). Mix and drink
- Take at bedtime on an empty stomach at least 2 hours after eating.
Questions regarding recipe should be directed to the author:
Dr. Gary Glum
Silent Walker Publishing
PO Box 92856
Caution: There is some concern about the high levels of oxalic acid which can be produced by Sheep Sorrel and therefore Essiac should not be used by people with impaired kidney function or arthritis without first seeking the advice of a suitably qualified herbal practitioner.
Information extracted from Nexus Magazine Dec-Jan ’93 & Feb-March ’93