Product Information from Herb Pharm Liquid Herbal Extract Cnicus Benedictus Whole Flowering Herb Herbal Dietary Supplement We prepare our Blessed Thistle Extract from the whole flowering herb (without root) of Cnicus benedictus plants which have been Certified Organically Grown without the use of chemical fertilizers, pesticides or herbicides. To assure optimal extraction of Blessed Thistle's bioactive compounds, the plants are hand-harvested while in full flower, are carefully shade-dried to retain their full color & aroma and are then thoroughly extracted. Our Blessed Thistle is not fumigated or irradiated. Suggested Use: Shake well before using Two to four times per day take 30 to 40 drops in a little water. Supplement Facts: Dry herb / menstruum ratio 1: 5 Contains certified organic grain alcohol (38-48%), distilled water & Blessed Thistle extractives.