Parts used: Entire herb
Alterative, antibacterial, bitter, blood purifier, diaphoretic, emmenagogue, galactagogue
Calcium, magnesium, niacin, phosphorus, potassium, selenium, sodium, Vitamins A, B-complex and C, zinc
Blessed thistle strengthens the heart and lungs, as well as increasing circulation to the brain to improve mental function. Research also suggests its ability to strengthen the stomach, spleen, intestine, liver and nervous system.
Blessed thistle contains nutrients that help support estrogen and balance other hormones in the body. It is sometimes taken in combination with raspberry, not only to stimulate milk production for nursing mothers, but also to enrich the milk for newborns.
Modern research has shown that the extract of blessed thistle contains antibacterial and anti-yeast properties that can help with Candida albicans. In addition, it is used to reduce fevers in childhood diseases such as chicken pox and measles.
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