Botanical Name: Viola odorata
Violet is an herb also known as Sweet Violet. The root and parts that grow above the ground are used to make medicine and is one of the strongest toxin removers for your body eliminates wastes and is highly used for cancer which growth usually travels along the line of the lymph vessels (violet leaves have an affinity for lymph vessels).
Violet is used for nervous strain, hysteria, physical and mental exhaustion, symptoms of menopause (hot flashes), depression, and irritability.
It is also used for digestive tract complaints such as abdominal pain, swelling (inflammation) of the stomach and intestines and the tissues that line them, digestion problems caused by improper diet, gas, heartburn, gallbladder disorders, and loss of appetite.
Some people use violet for respiratory tract conditions, particularly dry or sore throat, stuffy nose, coughs, hoarseness, and bronchitis.
Other uses include treating pain in the minor joints, fever, skin diseases, headache, trouble sleeping (insomnia), and tuberculosis.
Violet is sometimes applied directly to the skin for skin disorders and as a skin cleanser.
In herbal combinations, sweet violet is used for breathing problems including sudden (acute) and ongoing (chronic) bronchitis, asthma, emphysema, “dust-damaged” lungs, swelling (inflammation) of the respiratory tract, cold and flu symptoms, hoarseness, cough, and chest congestion. These herbal combinations are also used for involuntary urination (incontinence) in older people, bed-wetting, irritable bladder, and prostate conditions. Other uses include treating the inability to sleep (insomnia) and improving deep sleep.
Violet has chemicals that help break up chest congestion by thinning mucous and making it easier to cough up.
Naturopath, Equine Herbalist, Iridologist, Equine Iridologist.