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Herb Information
Name: Linden
Biological Name: Tilia europea

Tiliaceae

Other Names: Linden, Lime Blossoms, Linden flowers, Tilia
Parts Used: Dried flowers
Active Compounds:
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Volatile oil, up to about 0.l%, containing farnesol

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Flavonoids; hesperidin, quercitin, astralagin, tiliroside and others

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Miscellaneous; mucilage (in the bract), phenolic acids, tannins

Remedies For

Nervine, anti-spasmodic, hypotensive, diaphoretic, diuretic, anti-inflammatory, emmenagogue, astringent.

Linden is a relaxing remedy for nervous tension. Also used as a prophylactic against the development of arteriosclerosis and hypertension. Also used in the treatment of raised blood pressure associated with arteriosclerosis and nervous tension. Its relaxing action combined with a general effect upon the circulatory system give Linden a role in the treatment of some forms of migraine. The diaphoresis combined with the relaxation explain its value in feverish colds and flu.

Combinations : In raised blood pressure it may be used with Hawthorn and European Mistletoe, with Hops in nervous tension and with Elder Flower in the common cold.

Description: Found in Europe
Dosage:

Infusion: pour a cup of boiling water onto l teaspoonful of the blossoms and leave to infuse for 10 minutes. This should be drunk three times a day. For a diaphoretic effect in fever, use 2-3 teaspoonfuls.

Tincture: take l-2ml of the tincture three times a day.

Safety:

No information available. Some herbs are known to react with your medication. Please consult your physician before starting on any herb.

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