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Common Name: Blessed Thistle | Scientific Name: Cynicus Benedictus

Family: Compositae

Blessed thistle is another member of the daisy family long used to treat infection and act as an immune stimulant. In days gone by, when infection struck, or was flying around the village, people drank tea of this plant. Its not used much any more, but, its intriguing history tells us that someone needs to study this one for use in our world where infections are really causing a problem.

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