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Uses for Violets abound

Sandusky Register Staff • May 3, 2013 at 11:00 AM

This month on master herbalist Mary Colvin's blog, a look at the late-spring blooming Violet its uses and characteristics.

"The Violet has a folk tradition of protecting against evil spirits, as a symbol of eternal love, of calming tempers, as a good luck charm, and as a cure for headaches. The Violet species has been used for well over 2000 years, and is best known traditionally for helping with coughs and cancer."

For more, including recipes for Violet jam and soothing Violet salve, click HERE.

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