Widely cultivated in the middle ages, Blessed Thistle is a native of the Mediterranean region, and can now be found in much of the northern hemisphere. It loves to grow in the full sunshine, has prickly leaves and yellow flowers with red highlights. Today, Blessed Thistle is often cultivated in Europe as a medicinal herb and for its oil yielding seed. Its popularity is on the rise due to its unique properties and recognition of old herbal wisdom. An earthy and pleasant tasting tea, Chaga has long traditions of use that continue today. We hope you enjoy!