Pansies - a flower of one or two years old, begins to blossom in spring in April and until the end of autumn. Flowers are easily recognizable: three lower petals of white or yellow color, along them, like rays, oblong oblong dark strips. The arrangement of the petals in the flower is somewhat reminiscent of a funny "muzzle."
The drug use of violets has been known since ancient times. In Russia, it was used for wobbling of teeth. And now, knowledgeable people recommend against this water infusion, prepared from 8.5 grams of fresh or 4.3 grams of dried violet grass, aged in 480 ml of boiling water. In the same cases, it is possible to take dried plants in powder form (from 0.6 to 4.3 g) with sugar twice a day.
Pansy (violet) - is endowed with versatile therapeutic factors: emetic, diuretic, blood-purifying, laxative, properties. They also use it for neuroses, palpitation, insomnia.
Dried plants of violets are the main component in the collection of a healing flower, it is used in the treatment of urinary tract diseases.
Assign pansies (violet) for diseases of the joints and various skin diseases: furunculosis, diathesis, eczema. Infusion of herbs of violets is used as an auxiliary in the treatment of respiratory diseases. To prepare the infusion, take 10 g of dry grass, grind and pour 100 ml of boiling water, insist four to eight hours and drink tincture on a tablespoon 3 times a day.
To grow a violet on the plot, it is necessary to remember that it needs loosened, organic-nutritious soils, and it is good blooms with a slight shading.
For the preparation of medicinal raw materials from violets: the whole above-ground part of the flower is required, we dilute with a small layer of 5 cm for gradual drying, in the shade with subsequent turn for better drying.
Usually in summer, in good, dry weather, cut plants dry up in 5-7 days. The end of drying time is easy to determine by breaking stems. Store dried raw materials can be on shelves located in ventilated areas. Shelf life is three years.