Benefits Of Sheep Sorrel

Essaic is a blend of four important herbs that play a very important role in curing cancer.
The four important herbs used in the portion Essaic are Sheep Sorrel, Burdock Root, Slippery Elm and Turkey Rhubarb. Known to heal many afflicted wih cancer, this portion has proven to be an effective herbal remedy.

Each of these herbs is a powerful agent of healing. The Indians earlier used Sheep Sorrel a common weed found on the roads of USA for seasoning their meat dishes. The people in France used it to decorate their salads.

Sheep Sorrel on its own is a powerful healing agent and has been used since centuries in Europe and America. The several benefits of this herb can be listed as follows.

  1. Sheep Sorrel helps reduce the damage caused by radiation.
  2. Helps improve resistance to X Rays.
  3. Improves the functioning of the heart, lungs and intestines.
  4. Increases oxygen levels in the blood.
  5. Destroys parasites in the blood.
  6. Helps remove toxins from the blood.
  7. Stimulates growth of new and healthy tissues.
  8. It is a rich source of Vitamin A, B complex, C, D, E, K, P, and U.
  9. It has a high content of chlorophyll, which helps increase the oxygen levels in the blood.
  10. Cancerous cells cannot live long in the prescence of oxygen.
  11. Cartenoids are highly anti-oxidant in nature and help destroy any cancerous cells.

Sheep sorrel is said to be the primary healing herb in Essaic. Make sure you use it while cooking or through any other source to improve your immunity strength.

Sheep Sorrel Tea

  • Sheep sorrel tea has various health benefits. It has been used since the olden days by Native Americans.
  • Tea can be prepared by boiling tea spoonful of herb leaves in a cup of water, steep it for five minutes.
  • 1 to 2 cups of tea should be taken per day.

Medicinal Benefits of Sheep Sorrel

The herb has long standing reputation of a medicinal plant. It has been in use for the cure of following ailments –

  • Anti-diarrhea

    The herb is effective in diarrhea.

  • Antioxidant

    – It acts as an antioxidant and it helps in cellular respiration.

  • Detoxifying

    Sheep sorrel is a detoxifying agent.

  • Diuretic

    It acts as a diuretic.

  • Anti-inflammatory

    It is an anti-inflammatory agent.

  • Scurvy

    Due to its vitamin C content, the herb is used to cure scurvy disease.

  • Cancer

    Some people believe it helps in relief from cancer.

  • Intestinal worms

    The herb is used to fight against intestinal worms.

  • Sheep sorrel is used as a dietary supplement as it has a high content of vitamin A, B, C, D, E and K.
  • Sheep sorrel is considered as an intrusive weed, but is commonly used as a flavoring agent and as a garnish in salads, due to its lemony and tangy flavor.

Side-effects of Sheep Sorrel

Following are some of the side-effects of the herb –

  • As the herb has high content of oxalic and tannin content, hence large doses of raw herb can cause poisoning.
  • Other side effects of large doses can include nausea, gastric disturbances and diarrhea, because of anthraquinones laxative compounds.


1 response to Benefits Of Sheep Sorrel

  1. The man in my life told me about this essiac tea, his Mom had cancer and is now cancer -free after a year and continued herbal use, I now use only natural products and have began this a s a precaution.