How to use Thistle in a sentence

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  • Soon the road opened to the beautiful meadow of Thistle Farm.

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  • In 1738 he was made a knight of the Thistle, and for several years lived in retirement in Bute, engaged in agricultural and botanical pursuits.

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  • Milk thistle may help ease the symptoms.

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  • The national flowers are also shown; Welsh daffodil, English rose, Scottish thistle and Irish shamrock.

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  • A pretty device, the rose, shamrock, and thistle, and a star, were exhibited by Mr. Sanders.

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  • Ever wondered, "What is milk thistle used for?"

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  • Burdock is a member of the thistle family and the most popular variety is Arctium.

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  • Fish-bone Thistle (Chamaepeuce) - Spiny-leaved plants allied to the Thistle.

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  • Milk Thistle (Silybum) - S. marianum is a vigorous naturalised plant, 5 feet or more in height.

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  • However, silymarin is soluble in alcohol, so your best bet is to buy a high quality milk thistle extract.

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  • However, other medical treatment may still be required so consider using milk thistle to augment traditional medical solutions.

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  • Use endocrine balancing herbs like agnus castus herb, squaw vine herb and blessed thistle.

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  • The rich blues of the globe thistle and sea holly against the bold yellow of the yarrow is a sight to behold.

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  • Unlike with creeping thistle, the feathery pappus is attached firmly to the seed.

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  • The Minister has powers under the Weeds Act 1959 to require an occupier of land to prevent the spread of creeping thistle.

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  • The silymarin in milk thistle is thought to repair damaged liver tissues, which in turn increases liver function.

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  • Milk thistle is used to reduce the inflammation of the liver's lining and allow the silymarin to absorb into the tissues.

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  • Milk thistle extract is a proven antidote and if administered immediately following the poisoning can eliminate all of the symptoms of poisoning.

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  • Milk thistle is still effective at reducing the possibilities of long term damage when taken within 48 hours of the poisoning.

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  • Studies suggest that milk thistle in addition to penicillin as medical treatment greatly reduced the amount of time it took to recover and also significantly increased the survival rate.

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  • Though wide spread research is not complete, recent studies do suggest there may be medical benefits in milk thistle to help fight cancer.

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  • The ingredients in milk thistle may also help reduce the blood being supplied to tumors and subsequently cause them to die.

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  • As additional studies are conducted, the use of milk thistle may be targeted at the cancer cells that cause prostate, cervical, and breast cancers as those are the ones that show the most reaction to milk thistle in laboratory studies.

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  • Now that the question "What is milk thistle used for?" has been answered, remember to consult your doctor if you suspect you have symptoms of liver problems.

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  • The Milk Thistle is easily raised from seed, and thrives in almost any well-drained soil.

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  • Among the clubs of the city are the Pacific Club, founded in 1853 as the British Club; the Scottish Thistle Club (1891), of which Robert Louis Stevenson was a member; the Hawaii Yacht Club, and the Polo, Country and University Clubs.

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  • I'm at Thistle Farm.

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  • It has been reported that growing alfalfa with regular mowing can eliminate creeping thistle.

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  • The grassland is dominated by blue moor-grass with herb species such as limestone bedstraw, carline thistle and wild thyme present.

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  • Plants found in the short turf include Chiltern gentian, dwarf thistle, dropwort, clustered bellflower and the rare clustered bellflower.

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  • They range from the tiny pink flowered common centaury through to the 1.5 meter tall Marsh Thistle.

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  • Last summer I sat sipping champagne in the plush lounge of the Thistle hotel in Victoria.

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  • Veteran striker Paul Ritchie has moved to Second Division promotion chasers Partick Thistle from Brechin City.

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  • Some common weed plants, e.g. dandelion and thistle go through their life-cycle fairly quickly.

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  • The diet consists of natural plant material, for example dandelion, sow thistle, various herbs and red clover with occasional fruit.

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  • What happened to the dandelions, violets, thistle and stuff I started eons ago?

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  • There are patches of water mint, and heath rush, with scattered water figwort and marsh thistle.

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  • Thistle Hotels offer 49 hotels in key locations throughout the UK, and are London's largest hotelier with 20 in the capital.

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  • Look out for wild carrot, white clover, weld, ragwort, thistle and black knapweed.

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  • In the center is a green circle bearing the motto in gold, inside the circle is a thistle on a gold field.

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  • His most famous poem, A Drunk Man looks at a Thistle (1926 ), examined the spiritual nature of his home country.

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  • Montrose were far outclassed by Thistle who combined speed, with strong forward running and accurate passing.

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  • Unique in the UK, Thistle Piping can provide anything from solo pipers to full pipe bands.

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  • Pyramidal orchid, dwarf thistle, together with hoary plantain, a pretty relative of a common lawn weed, are seen.

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  • The Old Thistle Inn is a traditional country pub which dates back to 1721.

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  • Chalkland flora include rockrose, carline thistle and cowslip.

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  • The work was varied by walking the pasture of the whole dale and removing Spear thistle rosettes.

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  • Sward management should aim to encourage a dense cover of grass to form otherwise spear thistle seedlings will establish in thin or bare areas.

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  • Download PDF file on the effect of mowing on creeping thistle.

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  • Other typical downland flowers found here are wild thyme, yellow wort, sainfoin, cowslip and stemless thistle.

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  • I draw up the toad, the cops owl, the ram, the giant carline thistle opening at first light like a supernova.

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  • Under the Weeds Act 1959, the Minister has the powers to require an occupier of land to prevent the spread of spear thistle.

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  • This same formula also contains milk thistle which is a liver support herb.

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  • To this list should also be added the common wild tulip, the Italian cyclamen, the common scarlet poppy, the fennel, wild carrot and many varieties of thistle, some of gorgeous colouring.

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  • There are various herbaceous plants which may be similarly treated, such as sea-kale and horseradish, and, among ornamental plants, the beautiful autumn-blooming Anemone japonica, Bocconia cordata, Dictamnus Fraxinella - the burning bush; the sea hollies (Eryngium), the globe thistle (Echinops ritro), the Oriental poppy (Papaver orientale), the sea lavender (Statice latifolia), Senecio pulcher, &c. The sea-kale and horseradish require to be treated in the open garden, where the cut portions should be planted in lines in wellworked soil; but the roots of the others should be planted in pots and kept in a close frame with a little warmth till the young shoots have started.

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  • Blessing sorry out of stock A sweet, harmonious incense containing cleansing ingredients like lavender and blessed thistle for spirituality.

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  • Docks & Spear thistle in pasture were looked at.

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  • Unusually there are tall herb ledges at low altitude with species such as wood vetch Vicia sylvatica and melancholy thistle Cirsium heterophyllum.

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  • There 's the welted thistle, Carduus crispus, drawing a jittery line around the edge of their empire.

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  • It features the antioxidant known as milk thistle, which supports the production and regeneration of liver cells.

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  • Milk thistle benefits include a variety of curative properties centered on its unique ability to protect the liver and gallbladder.

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  • Furthermore, there are promising preliminary lab results that indicate milk thistle may be able to play a role in inhibiting the growth of certain types of cancer cells.

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  • The active ingredient in milk thistle is called silymarin, which is a flavonoid complex that is extracted from the seeds of the herb.

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  • Sometimes the terms silymarin and milk thistle are used interchangeably and products that are titled after both names are currently popular in the United States and Europe.

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  • Milk thistle also stimulates other compounds that have similar cleansing properties like glutathione.

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  • Milk thistle is most widely used and most effective in treating diseases of the liver.

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  • In addition, milk thistle is the only known antidote for a certain type of poisoning that destroys the liver caused by the ingestion of amanita mushrooms.

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  • Heavy use of these types of pain relievers can degrade liver function and the protective properties of milk thistle ease this side effect.

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  • A good number of animal studies highly suggest that milk thistle can lower cholesterol.

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  • There are also milk thistle benefits for nursing mothers.

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  • Milk thistle also stimulates and increases bile flow, which aids in the prevention of gallstones and several adrenal disorders such as inflammatory bowel syndrome and psoriasis.

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  • Using milk thistle is unique in that it cannot be taken effectively via a medicinal cup of tea like most other herbs.

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  • Overall milk thistle has been used for medicinal purposes for over 2000 years because it has proven to be an effective and natural remedy.

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  • Milk thistle side effects do exist for some, and as with most herbs, milk thistle should be used with caution and with the advice of your doctor.

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  • Burdock Root (Arctium lappa) is a type of thistle and is grown worldwide.

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  • Milk thistle has been used for nearly two centuries to cure all sorts of liver issues, so the next time you are looking for an herbal remedy to aid in the treatment of your liver problems, consider milk thistle.

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  • Silybum marianum, or milk thistle, is a plant from the daisy family that is native to Europe, north Africa and the Middle East.

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  • It is named milk thistle due to the white spots on the leaves and the whitish sap the leaves produce.

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  • The active ingredient in milk thistle is a flavanoid called silymarin which has been shown to work as an antioxidant and anti-inflammatory.

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  • The most common way milk thistle supplements are made is by grinding the seeds of the plant and extracting the silymarin.

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  • Other forms of milk thistle supplements are liquid extract and tincture.

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  • Milk thistle may be used for treating patients who have cirrhosis of the liver due to excessive alcohol consumption.

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  • Elimination of toxins is aided as well as by such herbs as milk thistle, burdock, and licorice.

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  • The Digestive Blend contains bean extracts and powders, enzymatic powders such as bromelain (derived from the pineapple) and papain (derived from the papaya), soy and herbs such as milk thistle, a liver cleansing herb.

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  • Whether you choose a Celtic knot design, a thistle motif, or another Scottish wedding ring style, you're sure to be happy with rings that show off the symbols of your ancestors.

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  • These include the spirals of war, a design from the Scottish highlands, and the thistle, which is the national symbol of Scotland.

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  • If you live in or travel to Petoskey, Michigan, you can visit the Bristly Thistle in person.

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  • An herbal liver tonic or milk thistle liver detox can help improve liver function.

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  • The " most ancient " Order of the Thistle was founded by James in 1687, and dedicated to St Andrew.

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  • The cardoon and milk thistle, both European plants, cover tracts of country in South America with impenetrable thickets in which both man and beast may be hopelessly lost.

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  • Weeds are very numerous (about 125); and some, notably the sand-bur (Solanum rostratum) cockle-bur, and tumble-weeds among indigenous, and the Russian thistle (Salsola tragus) and purslane among non-indigenous species, are agricultural pests.

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  • A hundred years ago, there had been a homestead known as Thistle Farm there, but no remnants remained.

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  • According to the Malays a penanggalan (vampire) is a living witch, and can be killed if she can be caught; she is especially feared in houses where a birth has taken place and it is the custom to hang up a bunch of thistle in order to catch her; she is said to keep vinegar at home to aid her in re-entering her own body.

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  • It is familiar in the titles, showing the colour of their wands of office, of the gentlemen ushers of the three principal British orders of knighthood, the ushers of the Garter and St Patrick being "Ushers of the Black Rod," and of the Thistle "Green Rod."

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  • In the American button-bush the heads are globular, in some species of teazel elliptical, while in scabious and in composite plants, as sunflower, dandelion, thistle, centaury and marigold, they are somewhat hemispherical, with a flattened, slightly hollowed, or convex disk.

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  • In some instances buds form on the roots, and may be used for purposes of propagation, as in the Japan quince, the globe thistle, the sea holly, some sea lavenders, Bocconia, Acanthus, &c. Of the tendency in buds to assume an independent existence gardeners avail themselves in the operations of striking " cuttings," and making " layers " and " pipings," as also in budding and grafting.

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