Viola tricolor flowers


Viola tricolor flowers


 Viola tricolor are cytotoxic. This feature means that it could be used to treat cancers.

Extracts from the plant are anti-microbial.

V. tricolor extract had anti-inflammatory effect in acute inflammation.


The flowers, contain antioxidants and are edible.

Viola tricolor flowers


Common names:-  Heartsease, heart’s ease, heart’s delight, tickle-my-fancy, Jack-jump-up and-kiss-me, come-and-cuddle-me, three faces in a hood, or love-in-idleness.

Scientific classification
Kingdom:     Plantae
(unranked):     Angiosperms
(unranked):     Eudicots
(unranked):     Rosids
Order:     Malpighiales
Family:     Violaceae
Genus:     Viola
Species:     V. tricolor
Binomial name
Viola tricolor

Medicinal uses:-

It is uses, for epilepsy, asthma, skin diseases and eczema.

V. tricolor has a history in folk medicine of helping respiratory problems such as bronchitis, asthma, and cold symptoms.

It has expectorant properties, and so has been used in the treatment of chest complaints such as bronchitis and whooping cough.

It is also a diuretic,leading to its use in treating rheumatism and cystitis.