Blessed Thistle is used in Herbal Medicine as a digestive tonic and bitter to increase appetite and aid digestion (stomachic), to help relieve dyspepsia, and as an expectorant to help relieve cold symptoms such as excessive catarrh.
Blessed Thistle is also used for loss of appetite and indigestion, to promote lactation, and to treat colds and fever.
St. Francis Herb Farm’s Blessed Thistle tincture is certified organic.
Medicinal Ingredients (per 1 ml):
Blessed Thistle (Cnicus benedictus, tops) 250 mg Quantity Crude Equivalent (1:4)
Certified Organic alcohol
Certified Organic vegetable glycerine
Adults: Take 2.4-4.8 ml (72-144 drops) in a little water before meals, 3 times daily.
Do not use if you are pregnant or if you are allergic to plants of the Asteraceae/Compositae/Daisy family.
Cautions and Warnings:
Consult a health care practitioner if symptoms worsen or persist or before use if you are breastfeeding.
Known Adverse Reactions:
Hypersensitivity (e.g. allergy) has been known to occur, in which case discontinue use.