Cnicus Benedictus

(BANM, USAN, rINNM)

💊 Chemical information

Blessed Thistle; Cardo Santo; Chardon Bénit; Holy Thistle; Kardobenediktenkraut.

💊 Profile

Cnicus benedictus, the flowering tops of Cnicus benedictus (Carbenia benedicta; Carduus benedictus) (Compositae), has been used as a bitter.

Homoeopathy.

Cnicus benedictus has been used in homoeopathic medicines under the following names: Carduus benedictus.

💊 Preparations

Proprietary Preparations

Multi-ingredient: Austria: Mariazeller; Braz.: Digestron†; Cz.: Ungolen†; Ger.: Carvomin†; Cheiranthol†; Gallexier; Gastritol; Pol.: Artecholin; Artecholwex; Rus.: Original Grosser Bittner Balsam (Оригинальный Большой Бальзам Биттнера); S.Afr.: Essens Amara of Groen Amara; Switz.: Gastrosan; UK: Bio-Strath Artichoke Formula; Sure-Lax (Herbal).
Published April 24, 2019.