Cnicus benedictus

origin : Croatia


Blessed thistle herb, or cnicus benedictus, is one of the most useful natural herbs in the botanical apothecary. When you are looking for bulk herbs for sale, blessed thistle herb should be near the top of your shopping list for its many different potential applications.
Blessed thistle herb a perennial growing above the ground with a non-woody stem. 

Native to the temperate zones of the northern hemisphere, cnicus benedictus has been used for centuries to address a wide range of complaints. A little bit of blessed thistle herb goes a long way. 



  • indigestion
  • aids relief of coughs, colds, fever
  • antibacterial
  • relieves diarrhea
  • diuretic
  • promotes lactation in new mother's
  • once used to treat bubonic plague
  • aids liver detox (stimulates bile production)


cool + dry

Warning: Pregnant and nursing women should avoid blessed thistle herb altogether; those who are taking blood thinners should consult their primary health care provider before use

Blessed Thistle

  • This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration and is for educational purposes only. This information is not intended to prevent, diagnose, treat, or cure any disease or condition.

    In addition, many herbs are not safe in pregnancy, lactation, children, and in certain health conditions.

    When using plants medicinally, please check with your licensed healthcare provider. In addition, strongly consider working with a trained herbalist.