Blessed Thistle tea is a medicinal beverage useful in treating a large array of ailments such as constipation, but not only.
Blessed Thistle Tea description
Blessed thistle was at first used in Ayurvedic medicine in India and Bhutan. It was introduced in Europe in the 1500s where it gained the title “blessed” for its use in treating plague.
The blessed thistle is a weed with prickly leaves and yellow flowers surrounded by purple spikes, found mostly in North Africa, Western Asia and Southern Europe.
The leaves, the flowers and the stem are used to prepare Blessed thistle tea.
Blessed Thistle Tea brewing
Blessed thistle tea can be prepared in the following way: douse about 1 to 3 dried blessed thistle herb in a cup of boiled water for 5 to 15 minutes.
It can then be drunk three times a day before meals.
Blessed Thistle Tea benefits
Blessed Thistle tea has been successfully used to:
- treat digestive problems, like gas, constipation and stomach upset
- improve appetite
- detoxify the body
- support liver and gallbladder
- stimulate menstrual flow
Blessed Thistle Tea side effects
High doses of Blessed thistle tea can cause:
- stomach irritation and vomiting
- liver disease
- gastrointestinal and liver problems and esophageal or nasal cancer
Blessed Thistle tea is a natural remedy to detoxify the body and thus, to enhance the immunity and support the normal functioning of the human organs.