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Secret Medicinal Properties Inside Blessed Thistle? - Blog

- 5/30/2020 11:41:37 AM

Spiny exterior hides the secret medicinal properties inside. Good use of camouflage if you’re a spiny plant.

Blessed Thistle is native to the Mediterranean and is a member of the Asteraceae (Aster) family, as are Jerusalem Artichoke and Dandelion. It was often grown in the gardens of monks, and the leaves, stems and blossoms were used to make bitter tonics and liqueurs. Other names for Blessed Thistle include holy thistle, St. Benedict's thistle, and spotted thistle.


 

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7 Surprising Benefits of Saw Palmetto - Blog

- 5/29/2020 4:20:09 PM

Saw Palmetto is considered an herb although it is a dwarf palm that grows in the coastal lands of North America, West Indies, and Mediterranean countries. The fruits are a rich source of fatty acids and phytosterols (those are naturally occurring compounds found in plant cell membranes) and have been used to help with various health conditions.

 

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