Dog violet (Viola canina L.)

Dog violet is a perennial plant that belongs to the Violaceae family. Other names: birch, forest brother, violet, outcast-grass, undergrowth, podzernik, rannik, core, sokirki


Perennial small plant not higher than 20 cm in height, with numerous leafy stems, seated with oblong-ovate leaves; flowers violet-blue, whitish in the middle, with a spur; the fruit is a tricuspid capsule with numerous brown seeds. Blossoms in May – June. Violet dog grows on the edges, forest glades, bushes, is common.

Contains active substances:

Contains a lot of mucus, flavonoids.

Medicinal use:

Violet grass is brewed as tea and drunk for heart disease.

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