“Linden Flowers also known as Basswood, European Linden, Lime Flower, Lime Tree, and has many health benefits such as: Lowering Blood Pressure, Soothing Stress and Anxiety, Soothing the GI tract, and it’s great for Coughs and Colds.”
Where They Grow – Linden Trees come from two different species of tree Tilia cordata and Tilia platyphyllos that grow in Europe, United States, and Canada and are common in the UK, and these flowering trees that can grow to be 90 feet tall with yellowish flowers.. and they are beautiful trees for gardens and parks.
Parts Used – The flowers, wood, and leaves can be used for healing and making tea… but most people use the flowers for making tea.
Lowers Blood Pressure – Linden Flower tea is great for lowering blood pressure, just a small cup of tea will do the trick. Linden Flower Tea is one of the best agents for lowering blood pressure because it relaxes smooth muscle thus allowing vessels to dilate.
Contains Lots of Antioxidants – Linden Flower Tea contains lots of powerful antioxidants such as vanillian, tochopherol, quescetin, hesperidin, eugenol, limonene, geraniol, and 10 or 12 more powerful antioxidants. These antioxidants help to prevent and repair DNA damage.
Soothes Stress – Linden Flower Tea is sedating and helps with stress, anxiety, and soothes away tension. Wonderful for this modern age where we are always on the go.
Anti-Inflammatory – Linden Flower Tea soothes away inflammation especially soft tissue inflammation of the liver and gallbladder.
Lung Problems – The soothing mucilaginous agents of Linden Flower Tea also helps with irritations of the lungs and bronchi… works great for bronchitis and asthma.
Migraine Headaches – Linden Flower Tea also helps to sooth away migraine headaches.
Fatigue – Linden Flower Tea is great for anyone suffering from fatigue and needing to relax and get a good nights rest.
Soothes the GI Tract – Linden Flower Tea contains mucilaginous substances that help to sooth away GI distress, heartburn, and gas… plus it lowers stomach acid. Also the wood can be burned and the charcoal is great for diarrhea, intestinal problems, cellulitis, and edema.
Colds and Flues – Linden Flower Tea is full of flavonoids that are great antioxidants that help with colds, flues, and other daily irritations. And it helps with sore throats, irritated mucus membranes, reduces fevers, coughs, and other common complaints of colds and flues.
Ear Infections – There was a clinical trial showing that Linden Flower Tea can sooth away childhood ear infections.
Facial with Linden Flower Tea – Linden Flower Tea is great for irritated skin, puffy eyes, swellings, and rashes. Take a wash cloth and soak it in cool Linden Flower Tea and place it on your face and let set for 20 minutes… works wonders.
Soothing Bath – Taking a bath in warm Linden Flower Water that’s soothing and helps to relax tension, stress, and irritations. Add 4 tablespoons of Linden Flowers to your warm bath water.
Sleep Aide – Linden Flower Tea helps those suffering from insomnia and promotes a good nights rest by calming jangled nerves and soothing away anxiety. Take one cup of tea 30 minutes before going to bed.
For Tension and to Prevent Colds – Some also add chamomile and sage to their Linden Flower Tea to help prevent colds and flues and sooth away tension.
Making Tea – Make Linden Flower Tea by steeping one teaspoon of dried or fresh flowers in 1 cup of hot water for 15 minutes… the tea can be drank hot or cold.
Taste – Linden Flower Tea has a taste with a soothing aroma.
Forms – Linden Flowers can be bought as teas, capsules, lotions, creams, and tinctures.
Dose – Linden Flower Tea can be taken up to 3 times a day. With capsules take 2 – 250 mg capsules 3 times a day… and with tinctures take 4 mls per day.
Finding – If you google “Buy Linden Flower Tea” lots of places on-line will come up to order from. Also you can find Linden Flower Tea, Lotions, Capsules, and more on Amazon, Vitacost, and other on-line retailers… plus you can ask for it at your local health food store.
Linden Flower Tea should be in your herbal medicine cabinet.
Feel Free to Share – This information is meant to get you started… so you can do more research on your own… dig a little deeper and find what works for you. This article is for educational purposes only, I strongly recommend that you seek advice from your own GP, private doctor, or medical specialist for any ailment, illness, or medical condition.. this article not meant to be a scientific analysis in any way, shape, or form.
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