Wood Violet

Viola Odorata, (Garden Violet)


The Flower made for the Crow “Io” as sustenance and feed, a secret lover of zeus that he turned into a bird

Antique botanical prints from Zorn 1779-1790 Violet, Viola odorata

Antique botanical prints from Zorn 1779-1790 Violet, Viola odorata

Properties:

  • Expectorant (bronchial catarrh and colds)

  • Essential oils have an anti-stress effect

  • Possible to eat (flowers and leaves) and make tea

Signatures:

  • Ruled by the moon those beautiful violet flowers are symbolic for creativity, relaxation, intuition, calmness.

Harvest:

March-April

Ingredients:

Leaves: saponin, violin, flavonoids, eugenol, methyl salicylate

Flowers: strong smelling essential oil (curcumen and eugenol), cyamin

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