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BLESSED THISTLE
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BLESSED THISTLE (Cnicus benedictus)

Blessed Thistle

DESCRIPTION: Indians have used Blessed Thistle (the whole plant) as a form of birth control when steeped. It contains the minerals calcium, iron, phosphorus, potassium and manganese and the vitamin B-complex.

POTENTIAL BENEFITS: Blessed Thistle is well known for use in digestive support and for headaches during perimenopause or menopause. Blessed Thistle has been used as a tonic for the heart, lungs, stomach and blood and has been used to stimulation milk production.

POTENTIAL SIDE EFFECTS: None known at this time.

PARTS USED: The Herb

GENERAL USAGE: Blessed Thistle has been used for arthritis, birth control, blood circulation, blood purifier, digestive disorders, fevers, flatulence, gallbladder problems, headaches, heart strenghtening, hormone balancing, kidney balance, lactation, liver conditions, lung strengthening, female problems or menstrual problems, respiratory infections and worms.

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