Use this for chesty coughs, nervous tension, insomnia and as a mild laxative. Take 2 teaspoons a day.
Pour one litre of freshly boiled water over ¼ kg of fresh violet flowers. Cover and leave to infuse for 24 hours.
Strain through a muslin cloth and discard the flowers.
Measure the remaining liquid and add an equal amount of honey or sugar.
Simmer until it becomes a syrupy consistency
Pour into clean, sterilised jars.