Blessed Thistle

Organically grown and sustainably harvested.

Botanical Name: Cnicus Benedictu

Blessed thistle is used to stimulate breast milk production, gastric acids, and saliva.

Classed as a cholagogue herb, Blessed Thistle stimulates the production of bile which assists in detoxification of the liver. This in turn leads to a decrease in symptoms associated with poor liver function such as; fatigue, loss of appetite, nausea and brain fog.

The bitter, astringent qualities of blessed thistle are due to tannins and alkaloids, most notably a bitter compounds called cnicine. The herb is traditionally prepared as tea, tonic infusion or tincture. Blessed thistle is also made into herbal bitters and aperitif digestives.


Collections: Dried Herbs

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