Blessed Thistle herb is traditionally used for liver congestion and stomach issues. It is an alterative herb, meaning that it helps purify the blood. It is also used in gynecological health since the liver works with the blood.
The energetic qualities of Blessed Thistle are Sweet, Bitter, and Cool. It is used as an astringent, antiseptic, bitter, hemostatic (stops bleeding), vulnerary (speeds wound-healing), and a stomachic.
According to Michael Tierra in The Way of Herbs, Blessed Thistle can be used for liver congestion, loss of appetite, dyspepsia, and mucus conditions. It also can help with lowering fevers, resolving blood clots, jaundice, and hepatitis.
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