This is not medical advice and should not be taken as such. It is for information and educational purposes. If in doubt don’t make sure you know your plant before you use them.
Their are many species of wild violet but their nutrients and phytochemistry is pretty much the same.
Viola Biflora, Viola Canina, Viola, V. Labradorica, V. Odorata, V. Rostrata, and V. Sororia are the ones I am familiar with. They all taste the same to me. I love them it is one of my favorite wild edibles. I could eat wild violets daily. They have similar nutrients as dandelion only higher levels of them.
The viola species have hepaprotective properties.
They reduce inflammation and an over active immune system.
Phytochemicals that are good for the heart and oxidative stress.
Reduces oxidative stress.
Fight bacterial infections.
Is high in mucilage which heals the gut. It is so high that when I make tinctures they come out like a gel.