Species that belongs to Violaceae Batsch family, in Poland known as heartsease. It can be found in the wild in Europe and Asia. It contains flavonoids (a.i. rutin, quercetin), anthocyanins (a.i. violine, 3-glucoside delphinidin and peonidin), carotenoids (a.i. violaxanthin, beta-carotin, saponins, mucous, tannins, essential oils, rutin. It is used in urinary disorders as a diuretic and to increase the excretion of harmful metabolic products.