A Natural Herbal Remedy for People Suffering with
Cancer and Other Types of Immune Disorders
By Sandy McKelvey



The word Cancer has such a terrible sound. It is a death sentence in six letters. It is the end to all your dreams. It ruins your family. It ruins springtime and the fall. You canít see the beauty of the flowers any longer, nor the sky with sailing clouds. You push away the helping hand because you give into six small letters, cancer. The letter C appears twice in this word, just to make it sharp and pointed, irritating and hurting. It penetrates your mind, and like a fishhook in your flesh, it cannot easily be pulled out of your mind. It sticks, imbeds itself. Cancer, I have cancer.

In 1922, a Canadian nurse, Rene Caisse, first discovered the herbal formula from a hospital patient whose breast cancer had been healed by an Ojibwa Indian medicine man. In 1924, she administered the tea to her aunt, who was in the final stages of inoperable stomach cancer. After months of taking the tea, Reneís aunt recovered and lived another 15 years. Defying skeptics, Rene began treating cancer patients, using the herbal tea, and it became know as Essiac ó her name spelled backwards. She reportedly healed thousands from 1924 until she died in 1978 at age 90.

Over the years, many prominent physicians have voiced support for the efficiency of Caisseís medicine, including Dr. Charles Brusch, President John F. Kennedyís personal physician, who worked with her from 1959 to 1962, and treated many cancer patients.

The Ojibwa Indians believe that history is not linear but circular. Could they be right? The dawn of a new age may be upon us, an age in which the wisdom of our not-so-distant past will be rediscovered, an age where nature is once again respected and revered, where healing is seen as a total process encompassing the body, mind and spirit. When we once again embrace mystery and magic in our lives, we will understand that we are all part of one Great Spirit. We need only open our minds to the infinite possibilities of our own lives and the Great Spirit that sustains it.

1. What are the main herbs in the Ojibwa formula?

The Ojibwa contains only certified whole organic raw herbs, harvested at the proper time to insure potency, and dried using a special water extraction process to further guarantee maximum effectiveness. The core of the Ojibwa formula, passed on by the Ojibwa medicine man, is sheep sorrel, burdock root, slippery elm bark and rhubarb root. The Ojibwa believe the most important aspect of the herbal healing medication is the relationship among the different plants. They have to be in balance and harmony, to act as one unified healing spirit.

Sheep sorrel for hundreds of years has appeared in historical archives, both in America and Europe, as a remedy for cancer. In 1926, the National Cancer Institute was presented with a recipe from Canada, which was said to be an old Indian cure for cancer. Other researchers have reported that sheep sorrel relieves internal ulcers, black jaundice and virtually all skin diseases. Because sheep sorrel contains a high amount of chlorophyll, which resembles hemoglobin in human blood, and carotenoid, which strengthens the immune system, it will dramatically increase oxygen at the cellular level. Cancer and parasites cannot live in a highly oxygenated area.

Burdock root has been known by natural healers for centuries to be a powerful blood purifier. As a blood purifier, burdock root clears congestion in the circulatory, lymphatic, respiratory, and urinary systems. It helps eliminate excess fluids in the body and stimulate the elimination of toxic waste materials, which will relieve liver disorders and improve digestion. It also cleanses the bile and detoxifies the kidneys and gall bladder. Insulin, the principle ingredient in burdock root, has been shown to play a key role in clearing up diabetic conditions, because of its ability to regulate sugar metabolism.

Slippery elm bark is one of natureís miracle cleansers. Its sticky substance dissolves mucus that has been deposited in organ tissue, lymph glands and nerve channels. Its lubricating action protects and softens all the membrane linings in the body, especially damaged and inflamed areas. These qualities also lubricate the bones and joints. They gather up dissolved toxic waste materials from all areas in the body including the bowels, and then helps discharge them. Slippery elm bark can help reduce the pain of ulcers and eventually heal them by restoring normal mucous coating to irritated tissues.

Rhubarb root purges the body of bile, parasites, and stagnating food by stimulating the gall duct to expel toxic waste matter. It has been shown to alleviate chronic liver problems by cleansing the liver. Rhubarb root has also been shown to improve digestion and increase the appetite. It also helps to heal ulcers, alleviate disorders of the spleen and colon, relieve constipation, and help heal hemorrhoids and bleeding in the upper digestive tract. Rhubarb root contains a substance called rhein, which is very effective against Candida albicans, fever and inflammation.

2. What areas of health will the Ojibwa benefit?

A detoxified system strengthens the immune system, which may in part be why Ojibwa is believed to be so effective against a multiplicity of diseases which include: Hypoglycemia, Prostate & Urinary problems, Multiple Sclerosis, Fibroids, Parkinsonís, Diabetes, Arthritis, Impotence, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Allergies.

Ojibwa may improve the conditions of anti-aging. Effects can be seen from the improvement in antioxidant profiles, as well as in the anti-degenerative processes. Improvements can be seen in the following areas: Enhances energy level, Helps curb insomnia, Enhances digestion, Prevents & corrects constipation, Reduces heavy metal deposits, Calms the body, Builds up the blood, Boosts immune system, Relieves inflammation & stiffness, Protects against toxins entering into brain.

3. What are some of the credentials of the Ojibwa?

 Ojibwa is an all-natural product, which is synergistically formulated. Ojibwa is safe and has produced absolutely no side effects. Ojibwa produces in most cases positive results, which can be seen in as few as four weeks, or as many as twelve weeks.

4. What is to be expected when detoxifying?

At the beginning of any cleansing and detoxification process, there are a few symptoms that you may experience as toxins and waste are removed from the body. These include increased bowel movements, frequent urination, swollen glands, skin blemishes, flu-like symptoms (chills, fever, mucous discharge) or slight headaches. These symptoms are called a healing crisis, While these symptoms may be an inconvenience, they are positive signs that your body has begun to cleanse and detoxify. The temporary discomfort is worth the benefit of increased energy and improved health.

5. Can pets benefit from Ojibwa?

Powerful results have been noted with animals, from the use of these specific herbs used to bolster the immune system and reduce toxic effects from drugs. As with humans, the Ojibwa is known to be an excellent detoxifier and commonly used to support the body when under attack from critical illness such as cancer, arthritis, pancreatitis and when recovering from surgery.

We are pleased with results thus far ó what I have seen suggests the possibility that Ojibwa Tea loosens tissue memory and thus may facilitate Somato Emotional Release. From my own personal experience and with my patients, I am seeing fantastic results.
John E. Upledger, D.O., O.M.M.
West Palm Beach Gardens, FL

Iíve found that Ojibwa helps with problems that have not, or cannot be addressed by any other methods. It has proven very effective in conditions of weakened immunity, or autoimmune conditions such as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. It is also very helpful in helping patients with toxic conditions.
Howard Peiper, N.D.
Albuquerque, N.M.

I believe taking Ojibwa would be good for all people prophylactically and suggest its use to patients who needs that kind of immunological pick-up.
I.G. Olarsch, N.D.
North Port, FL

In my practice, patients who started taking Ojibwa when already ill with a viral or bacterial infection, had greatly accelerated healing and recovery times. It has proven very helpful in helping patients with toxic conditions. Thomas McLaughton, M.D.
Sarasota, FL

I use Ojibwa in my practice to manage a variety of conditions, including lowered immune function, chronic or recurring infections, autoimmune diseases, colds, flu, allergies & prostatitis.
Joanne Wilson, N.P.
Santa Fe, N.M.

Disclaimer: This article on Ojibwa has been written and presented strictly for information and educational purposes. The information conveyed herein is based on records and papers, both ancient and modern, gathered from our naturopathic library. Neither producer nor seller makes any claims whatsoever as to any specific benefits arising from the use of this information. Information supplied should not replace the advice of your health practitioner. Always see your practitioner if suffering an illness or accident.

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