Blessed Thistle 1 oz
1. Fights bacterial infections
Blessed thistle contains polyacetylene and cnicin which are chemicals that fight bacterial infections thoroughly. These chemicals can remove various kinds of bacteria making blessed thistle very significant because of its antimicrobial effects.
2. Treats digestive diseases
Traditionally, blessed thistle was used for stimulating the secretion of stomach acid. Further, it is also used in treating flatulence and indigestion. Nowadays, herbal practitioners are manufacturing digestion enhancements which are further used to treat anorexia apart from treating other kinds of diarrhea. These tonics are also used for stimulating bile flow.
3. Astringent properties
Because of its astringent like properties, blessed thistle helps to stop or slow excessive bleeding. For this reason, it is used in the production of numerous natural remedies for boils, wound and even skin ulcers. It further purifies the blood and treats yeast infections and some types of vaginal discharge.
Blessed thistle has anti-inflammatory properties which have been seen to not only treat infections but also reduce or stop inflammation. However individuals with inflammatory bowel conditions should not take blessed thistle without consulting the doctor.
Nevertheless, taking high doses of this plant, more than 5gm per cup, may trigger vomiting and stomach irritation.