blessed thistle

(... THIH-sul)

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. The scientific name is Cnicus benedictus. Also called cardin, holy thistle, spotted thistle, and St. Benedict's thistle.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "blessed thistle"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "cardo bendito"

Planta cuyas hojas, tallos y flores se han usado en algunas culturas para tratar ciertos problemas médicos. El cardo bendito podría tener efectos antiinflamatorios y anticancerosos. El nombre científico es Cnicus benedictus. También se llama cardín, cardo de San Benito, cardo manchado, y cardo santo.