Blessed milk thistle, can be taken to relieve painful periods, and for menstrual headaches. blessed thistle will help bring on suppressed periods and so should be avoided during pregnancy. Blessed thistle can be helpful during problems with the menopasue, such as heavy bleeding. The bitters in blessed thistle enhance the appetite and aid digestion, while stimulating the liver and the flow of bile. Blessed thistle is a good remedy for anorexia, indigestion, wind, colic and any condition associated with a sluggish liver such as headaches, lethargy and irritability. blessed thistle is astringent action is useful for treating diarrhea.