A 38-year-old member asked:
should i drink essiac tea for fever and sore throat?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Well...: Looked up essiac tea ; it was described as a naturopathic product that has been used for cancer. I don't know what it contains as i believe it is a proprietary blend of herbs. I didn't see research on it. I will forward your question to dr. Baker - he may know more about. I can't recommend that you do or don't take it at this point. But there are herbs that are known to help sore throats. Consider.
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Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
Safe to try but...: Essiac tea is based on a native american herbal blend popularized by rene caisse, a canadian nurse, as a natural treatment for cancer. Whether it helps cancer is controversial, but these are safe herbs that help to stimulate immune function ; may help infections (though this is also unproven)- see http://essiacinfo.Org/essiac.Html
you can try it, but there are remedies better proven-see comment:.
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