Scotch Thistle

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What other names is Scotch Thistle known by?

Acanthe Sauvage, Alcachofa Borriquera, Ansarina, Cardo Borriquero, Chardon aux Ânes, Chardon d'Écosse, Chardon à Feuilles d'Acanthe, Herbe aux Ânes, Onoporde Acanthe, Onopordon Fausse-Acanthe, Onopordum acanthium, Toba, Woolly Thistle.

What is Scotch Thistle?

Scotch thistle is a plant. It is used as medicine. Be careful not to confuse Scotch thistle with similar sounding natural medicines such as milk thistle or Scotch pine needle.

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  • Stimulating the heart.

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