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sweet violet

Violet {Viola odorata}

 

Violet or sweet violet or nilapushpa

 

Ayurveda Characteristic and Uses

  1. Effect on doshas – Balances Pitta mainly and also Vata
  2. Taste – Sweet, bitter
  3. Energetics – Cooling
  4. Main Traditional Action: Expectorant, blood pressure lowering
  5. Other Traditional Uses: Skin conditions, , sore throat, fevers, inflammation, abdominal pain, bruises, jaundice, urinary complaints, digestive disorders, headache, body pains, sedative eyewash, and mouthwash

 

 

Modern Research

Sweet violet and its components have been shown to have antioxidant, anticancer, antimicrobial, anthelmintic, and antihypertension and antidyslipidemia effects.

 

 

 

 

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