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Alternative Names

Banafshah, Fleur de Mars, Garden Violet, Herba Violae, Neelapushpa, Sweet Violet Herb, Sweet Violet Root, Violae Odoratae Rhizoma, Viole de Carême, Violet, Violette Commune, Violette des Haies, Violette de Mars, Violette Odorante, Violette à Parfum, Violier Commun, Wild Violet, Zi Hua Di Ding

Scientific Name

Viola odorata

Why Do People Use Sweet Violet?

The oral preparations of Viola odorata (Sweet violet), like sweet violet powder, are used for relaxing nerves, psychological and physical symptoms related with menopause (hot flashes), physical and mental exhaustion, imbalance, metabolic imbalances and to detoxify blood. It is also used orally for irritability, depression, GI complaints, anxiety, gallbladder complaints, abdominal pain, enteritis, mucous membrane inflammation of the stomach and intestines, digestion problems caused by improper diet, duodenitis, heartburn, flatulence, respiratory tract conditions, for loss of appetite, rheumatism of the minor joints, particularly dry mucous membrane inflammation, skin diseases, fever, nervous strain, inflammation of the oral mucosa, insomnia, headache, hoarseness, coughs, throat inflammation, tuberculosis, hysteria and bronchitis accompanied by fixed mucous. Topically - Sweet violet is utilized topically for disorders and skin impurities and also as a skin cleanser. In Herbal Combinations - In the combination of herbal products, Viola odorata is consumed for chronic and acute bronchitis, chronic and acute mucous inflammations of the lower and upper respiratory tract, bronchial asthma, chesty, "dust-damaged" lung, emphysema, irritable bladder, bronchial inflammation, mucous congestion, and for late flu symptoms. It is also used for spastic and whooping coughs, urinary incontinence due to senility, cold symptoms of the upper respiratory tract, cough, hoarseness, insomnia, enuresis nocturna or prostate condition and improving deep sleep.

Is It Safe To Use?

Possibly Safe - Sweet violet is thought to be safe when used orally in appropriate amounts. To rate the topical safety of sweet violet powder, there is inadequate and unreliable information available. Avoid during Pregnancy and Breast Feeding - Due to the lack of reliable information, sweet clover powder is not recommended during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

How Effective Is Sweet Violet?

To rate the effectiveness of sweet violet powder, there is insufficient and unreliable information available.

How Sweet Violet Works?

The most effective parts of sweet violet are the aerial parts and root. This plant consists of saponins, which have expectorant effects and in high doses irritate mucous membranes.

What Are The Side Effects /Adverse Reactions of Sweet Violet?

There are no major side effect reported due to topical or oral consumption of sweet violet.

How Sweet Violet Interacts With Other Herbs and Supplements?

Not known.

How Sweet Violet Interacts With Drugs?

Not known.

How Sweet Violet Interacts With Foods?

Not known.

How Sweet Violet Interacts With Lab Tests?

Not known.

How Sweet Violet Interacts With Diseases and Conditions?

Not known.

What Should Be the Dose/Administration of Sweet Violet?

ORAL General dose of sweet violet used is one cup tea used up to three times a day. Such tea is made by steeping two teaspoons herb into 250 mL boiling water for 10 to 15 minutes and then straining. As a root (5% w/v), ingest one tablespoon for 5 to 6 times every day (simmer 20 grams in boiling water for 10 to 15 minutes and then strain). TOPICAL There is no particular topical dosage of sweet violet.



General Certificate of Analysis (COA)

Specification sheet links below are a standard copy of the COA less the batch or lot number and manufactures dates. Specification sheet can be dated and should only be considered as a general information. Please contact and request an up to date COA if needed for specific updated information before placing order by filling out the contact form with product name and SKU number. If ordering quantities of twenty five kilos or more contact for availability.

Specification Sheets

Sweet Violet Powder


These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

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