Blessed thistle has been used historically as a general tonic/cure-all and is used to produce herbal bitters and digestifs. It is mixed with wine, fresh juice or made into a tea and it has a bitter and astringent overtone. Blessed Thistle is most well known for its use with female related problems. Commonly used in teas for nursing mothers to help increase milk supply.
Dried Leaf & Stem / Cut & Sifted
Culinary and Medicinal Herb
TISANE "HERBAL" TEA BREW TIMES:
Ground tisane teas and tea bags - Steep 2 to 5 minutes
Loose leaf tisane teas - Steep 3-5 minutes
Root and seed-based tisane teas - Steep 6-8 minutes
*Steep in newly boiling water (212ºF) to best release the health benefits.
Blessed Thistle Herb
Specific: Persons with allergies to other members of the Asteraceae family (such as feverfew, chamomile, or Echinacea species) should exercise caution with Blessed Thistle as allergic cross-reactivity to Asteraceae plants is common.
General: We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications. Keep all herbs out of reach of children and pets.
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This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.