FOTD : Thistle

As the weather gets warmer the first sign of color is the weeds and thistle in bloom .

1.a widely distributed herbaceous plant of the daisy family, which typically has a prickly stem and leaves and rounded heads of purple flowers.

Is Thistle good for anything?

Milk thistle is used as a natural remedy to treat a range of health conditions. … Milk thistle is also known as Mary thistle or holy thistle. It is mainly used to treat liver problems, but some people claim it can lower cholesterol and help manage type 2 diabete

en health benefits of milk thistle

  • Supports liver health. One of the most common uses of milk thistle is to treat liver problems. …
  • Promotes skin health. …
  • Reduces cholesterol. …
  • Supports weight loss. …
  • Reduces insulin resistance. …
  • Improves allergic asthma symptoms. …
  • Limits the spread of cancer. …
  • Supports bone health.

Did You Know it’s the National flower of Scotland.

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