Blessed Thistle also refers to Holy Thistle and Spotted Thistle. As to how it got
its name (Blessed Thistle), women of the Ancient times consider it a blessing as
it relieves them of the pain usually brought about by their monthly menstrual period.
It is also botanically referred to as Carbenia Benedicta, from its other name St.
Blessed Thistle, a widely used and very beneficial herb, coming from the Asteraceae
of the Compositae Sunflower family.
The use of this herb dates back in the 15th century, with Medieval Monks cultivating
Blessed Thistle, which they use in their sanctuary as pain reliever. It was also
considered so blessed that they even used it to contain outbreaks and pandemics.
Blessed Thistle is useful from top to bottom. Its seeds, root and aerial part have
their distinctive properties essential in the mixture of herbal medicines.
Blessed Thistle is an herbal cure for many sickness and health concerns, which include
pain, gynecological discomforts, digestion problems, diarrhea, liver ailments anorexia
and even cancers. Likewise, Blessed Thistle enhances breast and lactation for new
People of the Medieval Age see it as a miracle cure. In fact, people during those
times turned to Blessed Thistle to contain the growing number of death brought about
by a rare sickness. The Pandemic, according to stories, claimed lives of thousands.
Blessed Thistle?s therapeutic properties are deemed as a good preventive substance
in cancer prevention. It also enhances stability in human digestion and prevents
stomach aches brought about by digestive disorders.
Likewise, Blessed Thistle is made into tea and tonics (for women). It is usually
taken by women of the ancient times to relieve pain caused by the monthly menstrual
period. It also helps induce suppressed monthly periods. In some instances, women
having an unwanted pregnancy are using this for abortion.
During ?heavy days?, it has a relaxing effect to women. It also helps regain appetite,
even as it stimulates liver and bile flow. In addition, it also works as a remedy
for anorexia, stomach or chest pain, digestion problems, diarrhea, liver ailments
and even cancers. It is also used as antibiotic and expectorant.