spotted thistle

(... THIH-sul)

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 thistle, cardin, holy thistle, and St. Benedict's thistle.

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Pronunciation of dictionary term "cardo manchado"

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