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Blessed Thistle Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

General Name
Blessed Thistle
Glycemic Index / Load
Blessed Thistle
Botanical Name
Cnicus Benedictus, Centaurea Benedicta
Homeopathic Name
Carduus Benedictus   -   Mother Tincture

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Action of Blessed Thistle

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Taste of
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Parts Used

Whole Plant

Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Blessed Thistle

Avoid use during Pregnancy, Breast Feeding.
Patients of stomach ulcer should avoid it.
It may cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhea.
Handle with care due to its toxic effects on the Skin,
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Blessed Thistle is a hairy plant.
It is an annual.
It grows in a tropical climate.
It grows up to 70 Cm.
Best used for Debility, Gastric Problems.
It is a very good Immunity Stimulant. It stimulates Stomach and improves the blood circulation.
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Materia Medica for Blessed Thistle

Blessed Thistle General

Blessed Thistle has Emmenagogue property that helps to normalize your Menstrual Cycle. This herb works on hormones and balance them.
It increases the flow of milk in nursing mothers.
Blessed Thistle helps to promote appetite. This herb enhances the secretion of juices in the Stomach for proper digestion.
It also works as Liver Tonic. It stimulates the production of Bile.
Blessed Thistle tea is useful for proper brain functioning. It supplies oxygen to the Brain which gives strength to your memory. This herb purifies and circulates the Blood properly to the Body.
It helps in proper functioning of organs.
It also shields your body against infection.
Avoid its use during pregnancy.
It acts as Uterine Stimulant. Therefore its consumption during Pregnancy period may cause miscarriage.
It is advised to consult your doctor before taking.
Single Herb

Blessed Thistle for Headache

Put 2 tablespoons of dried herb in 2 cups of boiling water.
Steep for 10-15 minutes.
Drink twice a day.

Blessed Thistle for Digestive Disorders

Make a tea by Boiling 2 tablespoons dried herb in 2 cups of water.
Drink 2-3 times a day.
Tea should not be too strong.

Blessed Thistle for Labour pain

Prepare a decoction of the bark of Blessed Thistle. Have it.

Blessed Thistle for Small Breasts

Prepare a decoction of Blessed Thistle bark. Take one glass once a day to increase your breast size.

Blessed Thistle for Debility

Blessed Thistle works as a tonic which gives strength to the body. It proves to be good in case of work related Debility.
Grind the dried Blessed Thistle. Add 2 teaspoons of powder in a cup of water. Boil for 3 to 5 minutes. Have this tea two times a day.
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Mix the following dry, powdered herbs and store in a jar:-
Burdock Root : 6 parts
Sheep Sorrel : 4 parts
Slippery Elm Bark : 1 part
Rhubarb Root : 1 teaspoon.
Prepare a decoction. Take one teaspoon at a time. Boil in two cups water till water remains half. Leave on hot plate overnight. Strain through a coarse strainer. Consume cold either early morning or late at night.
The tea will help in :-
Better health
Better elimination
Increased appetite
Improved immunity
Add the following herbs to the above Mixture
Kelp : 2 parts
Red Clover : 1 part
Blessed Thistle : 1 part
Watercress : 0.4 parts
The method remains the same.
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Idowu ( Naigeria,Lagos State )
22 Mar 2017
Thanks for the update.Please what is Yoruba name for blessed thistle and can i use it for lumpy breast as well?can the herb also be combined together with other herbs.My monthly circle as well as balancing my hormones.Be expecting your reply soon.Thanks n God bless.
Ina Jhalta ( India )
23 Mar 2017
Blessed Thistle can be used to cure Breast lumps. You can take it in the form of tea, one cup daily. Prepare a decoction of flowers of Borage. Have one cup daily for 15 days. To balance your hormones, take Chaste Berries.
And, please drink 2 glasss of Carrot juice every day for 2 months. Drink it regularly, this is very effcetive to cure lumpy breasts.
28 Mar 2017
What is the hindi name of blessed Thistle??
Pls reply
Tunji ( Nigeria )
20 Nov 2019
Blessed thistle herb in yoruba
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