Violet leaf is deep and mysterious, but is one of the least used of the florals, partly because of its high cost. It helps treat menstrual pain and irregularities; it is also very calming and helps to relieve insomnia. Violet leaf is useful for treating skin problems such as spider veins and eczema. The scent of violets was reputed to "comfort and strengthen the heart", and it is good in a mood perfume or massage oil to help overcome emotional grief. Blended with rose, violet leaf has a tonic effect on the heart. Overall, it is soporific, tranquil and comforting.
Psychologically, violet leaf is strenghtening and calming, helping to alleviate anxiety, insecurity, dizziness, headaches and nervous exhaustion. It patients, witch suggests that violet leaf is most effective in calming a troubled mind. It is good in meditations to deal with grief.
Main therapeutic properties
Contraindications: use in moderation-no more than 4 drops in the bath and no more than 2 percent in massage oils.
- Scientific Name: Viola odorata
- Family: Violaceae
- Country of Origen: Italy
- Net Content: 0.34 fl oz/10ml