Heartsease, Viola tricolor
Parts used: Herb.
Constituents: Salicylates, Saponins, Alkaloids, Tannins, Flavonoids, Mucilage.
Actions: Anti-inflammatory, Anti-rheumatic, Expectorant, Diuretic, Laxative mild.
Indications:
Eczema, cradle cap (oil infusion, diet), TB skin conditions, skin eruptions in esp. children +Nettle, Chickweed.
Rheumatism.
Acute Bronchitis, asthma, pertussis, migraines.
Whooping cough +Wild cherry, Coltsfoot.
Capillary fragility (also oil infusion), dysuria, polyuria, cystitis.
Heart palpitations ass. with nervousness.
Herbal extract: 20-60mL per week.
Energetics: Neutral, moist, biter, pungent.
Meridians: kidney, bladder, lung, heart.
Contraindications: None.