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Blessed thistle (Cnicus benedictus L.) – nutrition house
Data Source and Documentation. These thistles are not considered edibleunlike CirsiumArctium and Onopordum species; the leaves are considered unpalatable if not bitter. A good quality oil is obtained from the seed[4, 61]. Orally administered menstrual drug products for over-the-counter human use. In Shakespeare’s comedy Much Ado About Nothingthis thistle, in tincture form, is recommended for a cold. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies.
Evidence Table These uses have been tested in humans or animals. Many tinctures contain high levels ncicus alcohol and should be avoided during pregnancy. Food and Drug Administration does not strictly regulate herbs and supplements. Direct contact with blessed thistle can cause skin and eye irritation. Perez C, Anesini C.
Possible increase in bleeding – care needed with anticoagulants or blood thining agents . To leave a comment please Register or login here All comments need to be approved so will not appear immediately.
It is in flower from May to September, and the seeds ripen from July to October. State agriculture or natural resource departments.
The treatment often caused nausea and vomiting – excessive doses of the plant cause vomiting. J Ethnopharmacol ;44 1: This plant can beneddictus weedy or invasive according to the authoritative sources noted below. Cnicus benedictus – L. Traditional doses include 1. Phytochemical investigation of medicinal plant Cnicus wallichii and Cnicus benedictus L.
Unclear scientific evidence for this use D: Effects of blessed thistle or chemicals in blessed thistle called lignans against HIV are not clear. The whole plant is astringent, bitter, cholagogue, diaphoretic, diuretic, strongly emetic in large doses, emmenagogue, galactogogue, stimulant, stomachic and tonic[4, 7, 9, 21,].
The bwnedictus is harvested in the summer as it comes into benedictks and is dried for later use. Strong scientific evidence for this use B: Some information cannot be used for commercial reasons or be modified but some can.
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The whole plant was infused overnight in cold water and the liquid drunk three times daily in the treatment of VD. Habitats Dry sunny places in arable, stony and waste ground[7, 9, ].
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Cnicus – Wikipedia
This QR Code is unique to this page. Blessed thistle is traditionally believed to stimulate stomach acid secretion and has been used as a bejedictus for indigestion or gas. Some of these conditions are potentially serious, and should be evaluated by a qualified healthcare provider. The benedictsu genus Notobasis is included in Cnicus by some botanists; it differs in slender, much spinier leaves, and purple flowers.
Attribution This information is based on a systematic review of scientific literature edited and peer-reviewed by contributors to the Natural Standard Research Collaboration www.
This plant may be known by one or more common names in different places, and some are listed above. Information is based on review of scientific research data, historical practice patterns, and clinical experience.
Men were required to run after each dose in order to encourage sweating. Reliable human study is lacking. South Carolina blessed thistle Plant pest. Blessed thistle is traditionally believed to increase stomach acid secretion and may be inadvisable in patients with stomach ulcers, reflux disease heartburnhiatal hernia, or Barrett’s esophagus.
For “blessed milk thistle”, see Silybum marianum. Arch Pharm Res ;18 6: