Viola tricolor / Heartsease Herb Cut
£5.40 – £12.96
Viola tricolor, Also known as heartsease, heart’s ease, heart’s delight, tickle-my-fancy, Jack-jump-up-and-kiss-me, come-and-cuddle-me, three faces in a hood, or love-in-idleness, is a common European wild flower, growing as an annual or short-lived perennial. It is the progenitor of the cultivated pansy, and is therefore sometimes called wild pansy.
Viola tricolor is a small plant of creeping and ramping habit, reaching at most 15 cm in height, with flowers about 1.5 cm in diameter. It grows in short grassland on farms and wasteland, chiefly on acid or neutral soils. It is usually found in partial shade.
Medicinal Action and Uses
Anti-Inflammatory – Heartsease is a useful herb to treat inflammations of the respiratory system. It can be used to ease asthma, bronchitis, whooping cough and lung inflammation.
Circulatory – Heartsease strengthens blood vessels and stabilises capillary membrane fragility. It is therefore useful to prevent arteriosclerosis by improving blood flow.It is also helpful to treat varicose ulcers.
Diaphoretic – The herb promotes sweating, cools the body and reduces fever.
Diuretic – Heartsease promotes the flow of urine. It expels toxins and waste through the urine.
Skin Complaints – Heartsease can be used to treat wounds, scabies, boils, itching, rashes, acne, swelling and weeping eczema.
Expectorant – It is an excellent herb to loosen and expel phlegm. It soothes mucous membranes, eases out a painful cough and lung inflammation.
Product is supplied in Resealable Foil Bags.
250gm, 500gm, 1000gm