Linden Flower

Lindenflowers illustrationTilia sp.

Part used: Leaf, bud and flower

Energetics: Sweet, slightly bitter, aromatic, cooling, soothing

Actions: Relaxing, nervine, antispasmodic, hypotensive, vasodilator, demulcent, diaphoretic, anti-inflammatory

Indications: Anxiety, restlessness, insomnia, headache, hypertension, palpitations, common cold, cold-related coughs, catarrhal respiratory condition

Linden flower strengthens the body’s immune system and aids in the treatment of cold and flu symptoms. They have a calmative effect used in relieving stress, anxiety and insomnia. Furthermore, they are full of antioxidants, which give them their anti-inflammatory properties and aids in the lowering of high blood pressure [1].

Linden flower is used in our Peaceful and Lemon, Lime and Bitters Tea.