Blessed Thistle Herb
Blessed Thistle Herb 390 mg 100 Capsules by Natures Way.
It was used in early herbal treatises as a remedy for migraine and other headaches. Blessed Thistle is used in folk medicine for digestive problems such as gas, constipation, and stomach upset. Natural-health enthusiasts use Blessed Thistle to support the female reproductive system. This herb has a bitter principle that stimulates the liver and increases the flow of bile, and acts as an appetite stimulant and digestive aid. The entire plant is edible, though the prickly spines can be troublesome. The herb contains B-complex vitamins, calcium, iron and manganese. Today Blessed Thistle is used to treat digestive problems. It also cleanses the blood, improves circulation, and strengthens the heart. Blessed Thistle increases the appetite and stomach secretions, and works to heal liver and gallbladder diseases. It is also used for menopause and menstrual cramps, and can aid in increasing milk flow in nursing mothers. Blessed Thistle also works well in treating anorexia, indigestion, flatulence and colic. It can relieve headaches caused by a sluggish liver, lethargy and irritability and is used for reducing diarrhea. The diuretic property of this herb makes it useful for fevers and for use as an expectorant for chest congestion. Blessed Thistle is known to alleviate inflammation and stop bleeding and cuts. Preliminary studies suggest that compounds in this herb have anti-HIV activity.
|Serving Size: 2 Capsules||Amount/Serving||%DV|
|Organic Blessed Thistle (stem, leaf, flower)||780mg||*|
Caution: Not for use during pregnancy.
Certified Organic by Quality Assurance Intl.
**Based on 2000 calorie diet.