It is a plant belonging to the Violaceae family, also known as trinity weed, trinity flower, viola, three-colored violet or simply pansy. The parts used in natural medicine are leaves and flowers.
They contain many active principles that act directly in the treatment and cure of some diseases, such as ascorbic, coumaric, gentisic, heptanoic, hydrocyanic, salicylic acids, in addition to carotenoids, coumarins, galactose, glucose, orientin, rhamnose, rutin, saponaretin, saponin, saponin, tannins, vicenin, violantin and violutoside.
Brave Pansy Health Benefits
Due to its astringent, anti-seborrheic, anti-inflammatory, bactericidal, bequica, soothing, colagoga, depurative, diuretic, emollient, laxative, sweating and tonic properties, the plant can be used in the treatment and combat of various diseases.
Among the most common, skin problems such as dermatitis, seborrhea, acne and baby skin eruptions stand out. It is also effective in treating colds, flu, dry cough, headache, conjunctivitis, high blood pressure, fever, eye irritation, rheumatism, gout, urinary tract infections, or constipation.
Angry pansy tea
To prepare wild pansy tea, just heat a liter of filtered water in a kettle and then place the herb leaves. Wait for a boil to turn off the heat. Then let it sit for about 10 minutes. Use a sieve to separate the liquid from the herb and, if you prefer, sweeten it with a little honey.
It is recommended to consume up to three cups of tea during the day, between meals. Its excessive consumption can trigger some reactions in the body, such as migraine. It also has a diuretic and laxative effect. To avoid any kind of problem, it is advisable for the patient to seek medical advice.
perfect love ointment
In addition to using tea to treat health problems, the plant can also be used as an ointment. To prepare it this way, just put two tablespoons of honey in a cup of pansy tea, add two teaspoons of St. John’s wort oil and four teaspoons of calendula oil.
Stir well until thick. If the mixture is too thin, add more honey and a little water. Because it contains fungicidal and bactericidal properties, the ointment made with the herb can be applied to wounds and mycoses, as it helps in healing and prevents marks.