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Blessed Thistle Herb (Cnicus benedictus L.)

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Blessed Thistle (Cnicus benedictus L.)is a thistle-like plant in the family Asteraceae, native to the Mediterranean region. The plant is known under names St. Benedict's thistle, blessed thistle, holy thistle or spotted thistle.

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Blessed Thistle (Cnicus benedictus L.) is a thistle-like plant in the family Asteraceae, native to the Mediterranean region. The plant is known under names St. Benedict's thistle, blessed thistle, holy thistle or spotted thistle.

It was once the most important plant cultivated by monks in monastery gardens. In manufacturing, Blessed Thistle Herb is used as a flavouring in alcoholic beverages - in the past, that herb was used to brew beer as a substance that added bitterness. It is also used to make bitter liqueurs.

 

How To Use Blessed Thistle Herb Health Embassy

Infusion

1-3 tsp of Blessed Thistle Herb pour 200 ml of boiling water. Brew undercover for 10-15 minutes, then strain and drink.

The infusion prepared in this way can also be used externally to wash the skin.

Decoction

1 tbsp of Blessed Thistle Herb pour 1 cup (200 ml) boiling water and simmer for 5 minutes, then set aside for 15 minutes, strain and let it cool. Drink 2-3 times a day in a dose of 50 ml for half an hour before meals.

Wine

Mix 25 g of Blessed Thistle Herb with 5 g of Yarrow Herb and pour the mixture with 0.7 litres of dry white wine. Macerate for at least 7 days, shaking the dish several times a day. After a week, strain and pour into a bottle. Drink in a dose of 10 ml.

This product description is for informational purposes only.

It does not replace the consultation with a doctor and cannot be used as a medication or be a part of therapy. All decisions on this matter should be consulted with your doctor.

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