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Related to viola tricolor: heartsease
johnny jump up
Adorable cute flowers mixing purple, yellow and white. Flowers edible with a delicious, mild mint wintergreen flavor. Leaf tea used for sickness, sore throats, epilepsy, blood purifier, asthma, bronchitis, rheumatism, heart palpitations, skin problems, eczema, calming sedative. A great addition to drinks, soups, desserts or salads.
Edible Plant Guide © 2012 Markus Rothkranz