One of the first signs of the spring is usually Viola that begins to bloom in March and April.
Many myths are connected with this flower.
However, did you know that it has great health benefits?
Nutritionists recommend Viola in treating breath pathways and inflammation of the intestines.
It contains phenolic glycosides, saponins, flavonoids and also natural mucus that give it medicinal properties.
This plant acts anti-inflammatory, pain relief, treats coughing, lowers high body temperature, etc.
Research has shown that Viola can also help and stops cancer cell growth.
It contains salicylic acid, which is an integral part of aspirin and is beneficial in treating headaches, migraines, and also insomnia.
It has antibacterial activity and people also use it in skin inflammation, swelling, pain relief, and acts as a sedative.
Viola tea in natural medicine can help against a cough, accumulation of mucus, asthma, bronchitis, and also pneumonia.
There is also a belief that tea from this plant can help in treating varicose veins.
The nutritionists recommend grease from this plant for wounds balm.
It is also used against breast inflammation, against breast cancer, and metastasis after breast cancer surgery.
You can prepare this tea from leaves and flowers, which are collected in March and April.
You need to dry leaves and flowers in the shade of the airy place.
Ingredients that you need for the recipe:
– 90 grams of fragrant flowers of Viola
– 120 grams of natural sweetener (Stevia)
– 1.5 liters of fresh water
Preparation of the recipe:
Put the flowers in a pot and pour it with boiling water.
Cover the pot and allow it to stay 24 hours.
Then strain the mixture, (squeeze them to remove liquid) and also add natural sweetener.
Put it on medium heat with constant mixing until the sweetener is completely melted.
As soon as the tea begins to boil, remove it from heat and cover it to cool down.
Put tea in a clean glass bottle, close with cover tightly and keep it in the dark place.
This tea will help you to treat a cough, insomnia, and also heart problems.