St. Benedict’s thistle

Definition / meaning of St. Benedict’s thistle

A plant whose leaves, stems, and flowers have been used in some cultures to treat certain medical problems. St. Benedict’s thistle may have anti-inflammatory and anticancer effects. The scientific name is Cnicus benedictus. Also called blessed thistle, cardin, holy thistle, and spotted thistle.

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