Blue Violet Leaf (Viola odorata) has been used for thousands of years for their medicinal properties .As far back as 500 BC, Violet herbs were used in poultice form as a cure for skin cancer. During the medieval times the monks used violets as a treatment for some eye diseases.
Blue Violet is rich in eugenol, ferulic-acid, kaempferol, quercetin, and scopoletin. It exhibits antiseptic, antispasmodic, anti-inflammatory, diaphoretic, diuretic, emollient, expectorant, and mild laxative properties.
Recent research shows that Blue Violet Leaf contains a type of natural aspirin which is why it has been used for centuries to treat headaches and body pains.
Blue Violet Can be Used For:
- Treats the Common cold
- Sore throats
- Helps reduce Back pain and rheumatism
- Treats Headaches
- Reduces stress levels
- High -fever
- Bladder infections
Blue Violet Syrup Recipe
Blue Violet Leaf (here) syrup is often used for respiratory ailments, asthma, colds, coughing, lung cancer, sore throat and more.
* 1 ¼ oz of dried Blue Violet Leaf (Viola odorata) find it here
* 1 ¼ quarts of purified water
* 3 quarts of raw honey (roughly) (find it here)
In a glass jar, place the violets and fill the jar just to cover the flowers with boiling water.
Let sit covered for 24 hours.
After 24 hours, pour the violet “tea” into a fine-mesh strainer. Transport the mixture to a saucepan.
Bring to a boil, stirring, over medium heat. Add the honey. Stirring occasionally for about 45 minutes until the mixture thickens.
Label and store in a cool place. Once a jar is opened for use refrigerate it.