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However, high-quality trials showing benefits in humans are lacking.

This QR Code is unique to this page. Young leaves – raw[4, ]. This plant is listed by the U.

Reliable human study is lacking. Seed – sow in situ in the spring or early autumn[]. Based on laboratory studies, blessed thistle cnicuss increase the risk of bleeding when taken with drugs that also increase the risk of bleeding although effects in humans are not known.

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J Ethnopharmacol ;44 1: There is no guarantee of strength, purity or safety of products, and effects may vary. Common names are from state and federal lists. Cnicux For A Future can not take any responsibility for any adverse effects from the use of plants. Possible increase in bleeding – care needed with anticoagulants or blood thining agents [].

You should always read product labels. It cannot grow in the shade. Articles needing additional references from May All articles needing additional references Articles with ‘species’ microformats Taxonbars with 20—24 taxon IDs Taxonbars with automatically added basionyms. Spermatophyta — Seed plants. Plant Materials Web Site.


C Blessed thistle is traditionally believed to stimulate stomach acid secretion and has been used as a treatment for indigestion or gas. United States, GA, Macon. It is in flower from May to September, and the seeds ripen from July to October. These thistles are not considered edibleunlike CirsiumArctium and Onopordum species; the leaves are considered unpalatable if not bitter.

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Smartphone users quickly have information on a plant directly for the pfaf. Evidence Table These uses have been tested in humans or animals. Dosing Adults over 18 years old Tea, tinctures, and liquid extracts are available. Traditional doses include 1. J Med Chem ;39 1: Children under 18 years old Not recommended benedicctus to lack of lack of reliable safety data.

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Laboratory studies report no activity of blessed thistle against herpes viruses, influenza, or poliovirus. Views Read Edit View history. Perez C, Anesini C. Grows best in a well manured soil[]. Dry sunny places in arable, stony and waste ground[7, 9, ]. Antineoplastic agent from Cnicus benedictus. For more information about QR Codes click here. Attribution This information is based on a systematic review of scientific literature edited and peer-reviewed by contributors to the Natural Standard Research Collaboration www.

You can translate the content of this page by selecting a language in the select box. Schneider G, Lachner I. South Carolina blessed thistle Plant pest. Dosing adjustments may be necessary. Further evidence is necessary in this area before benerictus firm conclusion can be drawn.


A good quality oil is obtained from the seed[4, 61].

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The herb is used as a flavouring[, ] the part that is used is not specified. Possible cross-reactivity with mugwort and echinacea also bitter weed, blanket flower, chrysanthemum, colt’s foot, dandelion and marigold.

Food and Drug Administration does not strictly regulate herbs and supplements. The related genus Notobasis is included in Cnicus by some botanists; it differs in slender, much spinier leaves, and purple flowers. Strong scientific evidence against this use it likley does not work. If you have important information about this plant that may help other users please add a comment or link below.

Although less widely used nowadays, it is still seen to have a wide range of applications though it is mainly employed as an ingredient in herbal tonics[]. Magnoliophyta — Flowering plants. Additional research is needed before a firm conclusion can be reached. Phytochemical investigation of medicinal plant Cnicus wallichii and Cnicus benedictus L. Blessed thistle taken in high doses may cause stomach irritation and vomiting.

This is a QR code short for Quick Response which gives fast-track access to our website pages. Planta Med ;53 3: Laboratory studies suggest that blessed thistle may increase the risk of bleeding, although effects in humans are not known.