Holy Thistle Cut Dried (3 Sizes)

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HOLY THISTLE (Cnicus benedictus

Holy (blessed) thistle is an erect red-stemmed annual with spiny leathery leaves, a spiny stem and yellow flowers. 

{ Other names }

Blessed Thistle, Spotted Thistle

{ Healing properties of holy thistle }

Holy thistle is a good bitter tonic, mild expectorant and antibiotic. Herbalists use holy thistle to stimulate stomach secretions, for digestive complaints, and as a healing balm for wounds. 

{ Herbal Lore }

 Holy thistle was thought to cure the plague during the Middle Ages. 

{ Magickal properties of holy thistle }

Use blessed thistle for spells & rituals involving protection, breaking hexes, strength, making men better lovers

{ Spell Lore }

  • Make a decoction with holy thistle for the magickal or healing properties.
  • Include holy thistle in your spellwork, spell jars or spell bags if the properties suit your purposes.
  • Use holy thistle in your candle work - sprinkle the herb around your candle, or grind the herb into a powder in a mortar & pestle and sprinkle. You could even roll herbs onto anointed candles. Always practice candlework safely.

{ Details } 

  • Dried cut holy thistle leaf
  • For incense mix, burning on charcoal discs, spell work, ritual work, spell bags, spell jars, tea
  • Store in a tightly sealed container in a cool, dark place
  • See pictures for how to use in witchcraft

 

{ Choose between }

  • 1 oz
  • 2 oz
  • 1 lb

 

Please note, all information on herbs is given for educational purposes only