Violet pubescent

Perennial herbaceous plant up to 15 cm high. Leaves ovate-oblong, heart-shaped at the base, with ovate-lanceolate stipules. Flowers blue-violet, fragrant. Blooms in April-May. The fruit is a round tricolor fluffy box.

Distributed in the forest and forest-steppe zones of Western and Central Siberia. It grows in sparse birch forests, pine forests, on dry forest edges, in shrubs.

Medicinal raw material is a herb in the flowering phase.

In folk medicine, anti-inflammatory, anticonvulsant, emollient and analgesic effects of water infusions of the aerial part of the violet are used. Violet is recommended for colds, coughs, runny nose, flu, convulsions, spasmophilia in babies.


Infusion: 1 teaspoon of herb per 1 cup of boiling water, insist 2 hours, filter and drink 2 tbsp. spoons of cold infusion 3 times every day.

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