Definitions for "Blessed thistle"
See under Thistle.
the flowers, leaves, seeds and roots of this plant have been used as a stimulant and to regulate hormones.
tall Old World biennial thistle with large clasping white-blotched leaves and purple flower heads; naturalized in California and South America
For Improving Circulation; This herb is one of the oldest folk remedies known to regulate the menstrual cycle, and is often used by folk healers to treat liver and kidney disorders. It is also considered an excellent herb for the stomach and heart. It may improve memory by increasing oxygen to the brain through improved circulation.
Helps prevent migraines, improves oxygen flow to the brain, balances female hormones and stimulates release of prolactin. BACK
Cuicus benedictus Effectively used as a treatment for painful menstruation and associated headache. It is a stimulator of menstruation and a promoter of breast milk production. When combined with other herbs it has been known to help digestion by stimulating gastric secretions.
Keywords:  rue, hawthorne, mustard
Hawthorne Mustard Rue
As A Treatment"...Not well studied, this plant has been used as a diaphoretic as well as an emmenagogue and for a variety of gastrointestinal complaints (for which it received an "Approved" status by the German Commission E)..."