Other name: Jonny jump upHealing power:
- blood cleansing, - for skin diseases like eczemas or - acne, - diuretic, - for rheumatism, - gout, In homoeopathy the remedy Viola tricolor is precribed for - eczemas, - cradle cap, - nightly sweat during menopause, - rheumatism. How to use:
The plant with the flowers is picked and dried and then drunken as tea.
Compresses with the tea are layed on the concerned places of the skin.
The flowers are edible.
Recipe for the Heartsease tea:
Pour 1/8 litre boiling water on 1 dessert spoon Heartsease, let it draw for 10 minutes, then pass it through a sieve. Drink 3 cups of Heartsease tea per day. Description of the plant:
Heartsease mostly overwinters and blossoms in the next year from May to August yellow, purple and white mixed.
The plant reaches a height up to 20 cm and loves sunny to halfshady locations. You find it at pathes and fields, sometimes as weed in your garden.
Heartsease needs normal soil. Ingredients:
Bitter substitutes, flavonoides, salicylic acid, saponines, mucous substances, vitamin c.