St. Benedict's thistle

Cnicus benedictus. 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. Also called blessed thistle, cardin, holy thistle, and spotted thistle.

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  • Spotted thistle — is a plant whose leaves, stems, and flowers have been used in some cultures to treat certain medical problems. Spotted thistle may have anti inflammatory and anticancer effects. The scientific name is Cnicus benedictus . Also called blessed… …   Wikipedia

  • blessed thistle — Cnicus benedictus. A plant whose leaves, stems, and flowers have been used in some cultures to treat certain medical problems. Blessed thistle may have anti inflammatory and anticancer effects. Also called St. Benedict s thistle, cardin, holy… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • holy thistle — Cnicus benedictus. A plant whose leaves, stems, and flowers have been used in some cultures to treat certain medical problems. Holy thistle may have anti inflammatory and anticancer effects. Also called blessed thistle, St. Benedict s thistle,… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • spotted thistle — Cnicus benedictus. A plant whose leaves, stems, and flowers have been used in some cultures to treat certain medical problems. Spotted thistle may have anti inflammatory and anticancer effects. Also called blessed thistle, St. Benedict s thistle …   English dictionary of cancer terms

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  • cardin — Cnicus benedictus. A plant whose leaves, stems, and flowers have been used in some cultures to treat certain medical problems. Cardin may have anti inflammatory and anticancer effects. Also called blessed thistle, St. Benedict s thistle, holy… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

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