Blessed Thistle

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What other names is Blessed Thistle known by?

Carbenia Benedicta, Cardo Bendito, Cardo Santo, Carduus, Carduus Benedictus, Chardon Béni, Chardon Bénit, Chardon Marbré, Cnici Benedicti Herba, Cnicus, Cnicus benedictus, Holy Thistle, Safran Sauvage, Spotted Thistle, St. Benedict Thistle.

What is Blessed Thistle?

Blessed thistle is a plant. People use the flowering tops, leaves, and upper stems to make medicine.

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  • Diarrhea, coughs, infections, and to promote milk flow in breast-feeding mothers, boils, wounds, and other conditions.

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