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  Viola odorata L.
 
Scientific Name  Viola odorata L.
Family Name  Violaceae
Common Name  Sweet violet, violeta
Photo link  http://www.grovesnurseries.co.uk/admiralavellan.jpg
Studies on Diabetes 
Other Uses  Folk uses include promoting metabolism, anxiety, respiratory disorders, and whooping cough (NMCD; http://www.naturaldatabase.com/monograph.asp?mono_id=212&brand_id=, accessed 4/30/04).
Formulations used by  Informants  Commercially prepared hot infusion (13 Flores).
Phytochemistry  Saponins, vitamin C, beta carotene (NMCD accessed 4/30/04, Moore 1993).
Potential Adverse  Effects  No clinical adverse effects were found.
Potential Medication  Interactions  No clinical medication interactions were found.
References  http://www.itis.usda.gov/index.html

 

 

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