Blessed Thistle Herb, c/s Organic

Cnicus benedicus


Blessed thistle, or cnicus benedictus, is in the family Asteraceae. It is an annual plant with hairy leaves and yellow flowers.

Warning: Do not take blessed thistle if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. If you have intestinal or inflammatory conditions such as Crohn’s disease, do not take blessed thistle as it may irritate the stomach and intestines. If you are allergic to ragweed and related plants, blessed thistle may cause an allergic reaction. Blessed thistle may decrease the effectiveness of antacids.