Author 'Boucher Marc dit de Meilh' (Id 234000 ) : Violet (Viola) Flower of spring from the family of undertones. There will be with it jams, violet, violet sweets, petals, candied, herbal teas (Viola odorata) As all the plants of the family of purple, the flowers and leaves of the violet are the expectorant, soothing and emollient. This plant is therefore advocated in the affections broncho-pulmonary : bronchitis or cough, but also against rheumatic pains. In external use, the purple fragrant helps combat nervousness, stress and insomnia. Violet is also a female name borne since the Middle Ages. Ph : Marc.