Blessed Thistle contains Cnicin, a crystalline neutral body that is extremely bitter, but soluble in alcohol and slightly in water. The bitterness of the compound stimulates the digestive system, including the production of saliva and gastric juices, which is what leads to improved appetite and digestion. Also shows evidence of some anti-inflammatory properties.
Ancient use of Blessed Thistleseemed to focus on the benefits to the liver; however, from ancient to modern times, the most beneficial use of Blessed Thistle is the use of the leaves in a warm infusion to promote breast milk in nursing mothers.
Thistle is effective in exorcism, hex-breaking, and in purification spells. Grown outside the home, this blessed herb is said to attract peace, love, and harmony.
Blessed Thistle Specifications:
2 Oz Package