Species: C. caudatus
The plant is edible and its common names include ulam raja, literally meaning “the King’s salad”.
Ulam, a Malay word used to describe a preparation that combines food, medicine and beauty is the widely popular Malay herbal salad.
Yellow or white chrysanthemum flowers of the species C. morifolium are boiled to make a sweet drink in some parts of Asia. The resulting beverage is known simply as chrysanthemum tea.
The herb is sometimes used as an anti-tumor remedy.
Violas may prove useful in the treatment and prevention of secondary cancer tumors.
Violas contain substances that can help control the growth of breast and lung cancers.
Viola flowers do make beautiful garnishes for salads and drinks. Try floating one in a freshly squeezed lemonade or fruit smoothie.
Viola while flowering in spring. Use the whole plant immediately in a spring tonic or dry completely and store for winter use.
*Large doses of viola may cause nausea and vomiting. Start out with small doses. Always consult with a physician before using any herbal remedy.
Violas are good for treating digestive conditions including stubborn urinary tract infections.
They are also used in gargles for sore throat and mouth infections.
They were used for eczema, to prevent headaches, and as a remedy for fits of anger.
Large doses of viola may cause nausea and vomiting. Start out with small doses. Always consult with a physician before using any herbal remedy.
Tulip flowers are known to be an excellent poultice for insect bites, bee stings, burns, and rashes on the skin, as it gave quick relief with a soothing effect.
Skin rash, bee sting or insect bite to find quick relief from the irritation. Hold the leaves on the place for 10 minutes using the hot towel.
Extracts of the bark, leaves and roots have also been used to combat malaria and HIV and have antimicrobial and antifungal properties.
Tulip is eaten for gaining strength.