Mary's Tea is our version of the Essiac Herbs, four herbs that have long been used to assist us when in ill health, particularly when there is cancer. Supportive of us as mildly detoxifying and helping to increase appetite, energy, and mood, Mary's Tea has been a staunch companion to those trying to heal.  It consists of:

Burdock Root, (Arctium lappa), organic

Sheep Sorrel, (Rumex acetosella), organic

Slippery Elm Bark, (Ulmus fulva), organic

Rhubarb Root, (Rheum palmatum), organic

This ready-to-drink version offers a convenient way to dose with Mary's Tea.  If simply wanting to gently detoxify as well as enjoy the health-promoting benefits of these four herbs, the suggested dose is one to two ounces a day.  You may dilute with an equal amount of distilled water, but not required.  If ill, increase the dose accordingly.

Please keep refrigerated to maintain the freshness of the herbs.


Burdock Root, Arctium lappa, organic

Safe to consume when used appropriately.

Sheep Sorrel, Sheep sorrel, organic

Use with caution with history of kidney stones.

Slippery Elm Bark (inner), Ulmus fulva, organic

Avoid during pregnancy or lactation.  Medication should be taken one hour before or several hours after consumption of Slippery Elm bark.

Rhubarb Root, Rheum palmatum, organic

Avoid during pregnancy or lactation, with intestinal obstruction, abdominal pain of unknown origin, or any inflammatory intestinal condition (i.e. appendicitis, colitis, Crohn’s disease, irritable bowel syndrome, and melanosis coli), and avoid use in children under 12 years of age.  Not to be used for more than 8 days.  Individuals with a history of kidney stones should use this herb cautiously. Standard Dose: 1.0 - 5.0 grams daily, directly consumed or decocted as a tea.  Traditional Chinese medicine texts indicate that the standard dose is 3.0 - 10.0 grams daily as a tea, and that the dose should be reduced by half when the powdered product is taken internally.  Rhubarb is a stimulant laxative.  Warning for use of herb alone or in sufficient quantity in product: do not use if you have abdominal pain or diarrhea. Discontinue use in the event of diarrhea or watery stools. Do not exceed recommended dose. Not for long-term use.

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