Nature's Way Blessed Thistle Herb, 100 caps
Features & Benefits
Blessed Thistle (also known as Holy Thistle or St. Benedict's Thistle) is a small, annual herb native to the Mediterranean and naturalized in North America. Often referred to as a noxious weed today, Blessed Thistle has been used as an herbal remedy since the Middle Ages.
The leaves, stems and blossoms of Blessed Thistle have been used over the centuries in various bitter tonic beverages, in teas, and capsules. It is often used for nursing mothers to help increase milk supply. It is known to increase circulation and treat hormone imbalance hence alleviates many PMS symptoms such as painful menstruation and PMS- related headaches. Furthermore, it also enhances memory by delivering oxygen to the brain and is supportive of the heart and lungs.
Blessed Thistle is often used to help stimulate the body's secretion of gastric acid and the flow of bile, which can improve digestion. With the increased bile production, it assists with detoxification of the liver. In addition, it can stimulate appetite, which makes it helpful in treating anorexia.
Each capsule contains:
Organic Blessed Thistle herb (aerial parts)(Cnicus benedictus) 390mg
Contains 80% organic ingredients.
Certified organic by Quality Assurance International
Adults: Take four capsules three times daily with water at mealtimes. For prolonged use, consult a health care practitioner.
Do not use if you have hypersensitivity to plants of the Asteraceae/Compositae (daisy) family. Do not use if you are pregnant.
Known Adverse Reaction(s): Hypersensitivity/allergy is known to occur, in which case, discontinue use