Published March 13, 1986.
List of German Commission E Monographs (Phytotherapy)
Viola tricoloris herba, heart's ease herb, viola, Johnny Jump-up.
Viola herb consists of the dried, above-ground parts of Viola tricolor L., mainly of the subspecies V. vulgaris (Koch) Oborny and subspecies V. arvensis (Murray) Gaudin [Fam. Violaceae], harvested at flowering season, as well as their preparations in effective dosage.
The herb contains flavonoids.
Mild seborrheic skin diseases, milk scall in children. Contraindications None known.
Unless otherwise prescribed:
1.5 g of drug per cup of water as tea, 3 times daily; equivalent preparations. Mode of Administration Chopped herb for teas and decoctions and for other galenical preparations for external use.