Bitter, Cholagogue, Diaphoretic, Diuretic, Emmenagogue, Febrifuge, Galactagogue, Stimulant, Tonic
Cancer Prevention, Digestion, Female Hormones, IBS, Liver, Pregnancy/Childbirth
Blessed thistle is an annual plant in the Asteraceae family, which scarcely exceeds 2 feet in height. It has a coarse, erect, branched, and rather woolly stem.
Also Known As:
Holy thistle, blessed knapweed, saint benedict thistle, spotted thistle, cardin, bitter thistle, blessed cardus, our lady's thistle, cursed thistle, and spotted cardus