Essiac Tea – Bunkum or Miracle?

Essiac Tea – Bunkum or Miracle?

The Story of Essiac: brilliant success and heartbreaking harrassment Essiac, a herbal tea mixture, was used by Canadian nurse Rene Caisse to treat thousands of cancer patients from the 1920s until her death in 1978. She accepted only voluntary contributions. Her formula was successful with hundreds of documented cases, labelled terminal by doctors. She had remarkable results against many cancers, giving Essiac through injection or orally. The formula was reportedly given to Caisse by a woman whose breast cancer had been healed by an Ontario Indian medicine man. Essiac came within three votes of being legalized by the Canada in 1938. Many prominent physicians voiced their support for Essiac. For example, Dr. Charles Brusch-a founder of the prestigious Brusch Medical Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts, testified, "I endorse this therapy even today for I have in fact cured my own cancer, the original site of which was the lower bowels, through Essiac alone." But Rene Caisse suffered constant persecution and harassment from Canadian authorities. Today, Essiac remains unapproved for marketing...
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Dr Burzynski Wins 15 Year Legal Battle

Dr Burzynski Wins 15 Year Legal Battle

Doctor with high cancer cure rate avoids life term in prison   After it was revealed that the FDA had pressured the Texas medical board to revoke Dr. Burzynski's medical license — despite the fact that no laws were broken, and his treatment was proven safe and effective — the obvious question was “Why?”  Read what Dr. Richard Crout, Director of the FDA Bureau of Drugs, wrote: I never have and never will approve a new drug to an individual, but only to a large pharmaceutical firm with unlimited finances. FDA protects the drug companies' monopoly. Absolutely disgusting stuff from the FDA. Stand in their way and risk destruction.   Dr. Burzynski received much-needed publicity two years ago with the release of Burzynski — The Movie. It's a documentary about Dr. Burzynski’s remarkable cancer discovery, and how he won the largest and possibly the most convoluted and intriguing legal battle against the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in American history. This year, a second film detailing his continued struggles and victories,...
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Top Herbalist Writes about Black Salve (1)

Top Herbalist Writes about Black Salve (1)

Michael Tierra on Black Salve (part 1 of 3)     Dr. Michael Tierra L.AC., O.M.D. Founder of the American Herbalists Guild, author of numerous books on health and herbal healing including: The Way of Herbs, The Natural Remedy Bible and The Way of Chinese Herbs Planetary Herbology, Chinese Traditional Herbal Medicine Biomagnetic and Herbal Therapy and The East West Course of Herbology. Link to entire web article       Thoughts on the Use of Escharotic Pastes for the Treatment of Cancer Michael gives his honest assessment of black salve, its use and history. He is not a fanatical advocate, and weighs up the pros and cons of the black salve question in a realistic way.  Interview with Clark Bigham about his history with bloodroot products Michael Tierra did his homework and has come up with a thoughtful critique of escharotic treatment. Some of his readings were "Chemosurgery" by  Frederic Mohs M.D., and a citation offered by Paul Bergner (http://naimh.com/x/web-3/escharotics.pdf) which criticized the use of escharotic agents. He interviewed a number of people including Clark Bigham who formed a...
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