This beautiful flower called ‘sweet violet.’ It is an herb with many healing benefits. It contains high amounts of vitamins A and C, anti-cancer and bioflavonoids components that are effective in the prevention of stomach, lung, breast, and skin cancer.
Also, sweet violet helps in easing insomnia, anxiety, headaches, nervousness, arthritis, dizziness, gum conditions, swollen glands, indigestion, ulcers, stomachaches, and canker sores. But, wait, there is more!
Sweet violet is great for congestion, asthma, chronic cough, infections of the sinuses, and it lowers the blood pressure. Because of its components, rutin and salicylic, sweet violets reduces the pain and inflammations and prevents the creation of blood clots and platelet aggregation.
A bath in a tub in which sweet violet is added is a treatment for eczema, psoriasis, acne, sores, rashes, and skin cancer. Drinking tea from sweet violet purifies the blood and cleanses and detoxicates the body.
Some other issues that sweet violet treats:
- Digestion problems
- Fibrocystic breast condition
- Gallbladder disorders
- Decreased appetite
- Lymphatic congestion
- Mental and physical exhaustion
- Symptoms of menopause such as hot flashes
- Varicose Veins
How to Make Different Kinds of Sweet Violet’s Tea
Tea of Sweet Violet’s Leaves
Boil 16 oz. of water and add 1tbsp. of violet’s leaves and leave it for 10 mins. Then remove the leaves.
Tonic Tea with Sweet Violet
A very nutritive tea is one combined with even amounts of dry leaves of sweet violet, red clover, dandelion, nettle, and mint.
Sweet Violet’s Calming Tea
According to Garland, you will get a feeling of relaxation if you make a combination of violet’s leaves, blue vervain, linden leaf, flower, and elderflower.
Tea of Sweet Violets Rich in Minerals
Make a tea that contains vitamins C and A, also iron and calcium. According to Soule, you will get this healthy tea if you mix leaves of violet with horsetail, alfalfa, red clover, oat straw, hawthorn leaf and flower, raspberry leaves, and chamomile.
Some Other Beneficial Recipes Made with Sweet Violet
Sweet Violet and Honey
Mix two cups of fresh sweet violet flowers with fresh lemon juice and one cup of raw honey. Put this mixture in a jar of glass and keep it in a fridge.
Consume 1 tsp. of the remedy 2 times in a day. It will soothe your sore throat and cough, improve the immune system, ease the colds and flu. Also, it treats infections.
Sweet Violet and White Vinegar
Take a jar of glass and put as many flowers at it is possible. Pour white vinegar, and leave it for two or three weeks. Shake the jar each day. Then filter the mixture and keep it in a fridge.
Take a cotton pat and soak in the mixture, then apply on the location that is affected. It is a natural treatment that will ease the joint and muscle pain.
Oil of Sweet Violet
Take 500ml of olive oil and a handful of fresh violet flowers, mix them in a jar of glass and let it stay for five days.
Then, you should filter it and pour it in bottles made of dark glass. Use the oil to massage your temples. It is a treatment for migraines and headaches.
A Syrup of Sweet Violet as a Treatment for Respiratory Issues
Take 36 grams of dried sweet violet leaves and put them in a glass. Add 1,2l. of water, and let it stay for one night. The next morning, take 15 mins. to boil it on the stove, and then filter it.
Measure how much liquid you have, and add honey three times more. Finally, warm the combination while mixing till the honey melts. Put the mixture in dark and sterile jars and keep them in a cold and dark place.
Use it for one year, taking 1 tsp. of the syrup each day. Up till now, no one has a complaint about side-effects or negative consequences because of drug interaction. However, if you experience something unusual, consult your doctor.