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{"id":390460031,"title":"Linden - Tilio (Tilia Europaea) - 40 grams","handle":"tilio-tilia-europaea-40-grams","description":"\u003cb\u003eLINDEN FLOWER \u0026amp; LEAVES -\u003c\/b\u003e \u003cb\u003eTilia europaea\u003c\/b\u003e - \u003cb\u003e(TILIO) -\u003c\/b\u003e \u003cb\u003eMalvaceae Family\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003eCommon names: Lime Blossom, European linden, basswood, lime tree, lime flower, tilio\u003cb\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eHISTORY OF USE\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eThis has a long history of use in European herbal tradition. It is well known as a relaxing herb for nervous tension.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eSince the Middle Ages, the flowers of the linden tree have been primarily used as a diaphoretic to promote sweating. They have also been used for a variety of other medicinal purposes in phytotherapy, including as an expectorant, diuretic, antispasmodic, stomachic, and sedative. In addition, the flowers have been used traditionally for the treatment of flu, cough, migraine, nervous tension, ingestion, various types of spasms, liver and gallbladder disorders, diarrhea, and elevated arterial pressure associated with arteriosclerosis. The linden flower is listed in the German Pharmacopoeia and is approved in the German Commission E monographs. In Germany, it is included in common cold and antitussive preparations, as well as in urological and sedative drugs. In German pediatric medicine, it is included with several other species as a diaphoretic component in a tea used to treat influenza. The flavonoid, volatile oil, and mucilage components in linden may contribute to these claimed medical properties.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eInfusions of the flowers make a pleasant-tasting tea. Several sources report that linden flowers were believed to be so effective in treating epilepsy that one could be cured simply by sitting beneath the tree. Sugar is obtained from the sap of the tree, and the seed oil resembles olive oil. In Greek mythology, the nymph Philyra was transformed into a linden tree after begging the gods not to leave her among mortals.\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eCULINARY USE\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eThe leaves of this plant are edible all spring, summer and fall.  They taste like lettuce but have a mucilaginous\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e texture, young leaves are the most tender but older leaves are still good to eat. They make a great lettuce substitute in salads or sandwiches. Lindens are medium to large trees so there is no shortage of edible leaves. There are not a lot of large trees that have edible leaves without toxins, a bad flavor or a tough texture. Linden flowers can be eaten raw but more commonly are made into a tea, they are also a very popular flower for honey bees. Linden honey has a distinct flavor that makes the honey more desirable. Linden fruits can be eaten at different stages of growth, but they are small and hard with little or no flavor.\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eMEDICINAL USE\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eLinden has been used to induce sweating for feverish colds and infections, reduce nasal congestion, and relieve throat irritation and cough. Linden has sedative effects and has been used to treat nervous palpitations and high blood pressure. It has also been used in lotions for itchy skin. However, there is limited clinical information.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eFever herb: \u003c\/b\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eespecially for children, works well as a base for any fever tea, due to its ability to open pores and assist the body in a feverish state. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eRespiratory system: \u003c\/b\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eCoughs, colds, mucus with respiratory sickness, flu.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eDigestive system:\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e Helps with indigestion, colic, diarrhea. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eNervous System: \u003c\/b\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eA great herb to try for hyperactivity in children. Also relieves tension headaches, nervousness, restlessness, insomnia, panic attacks, and anxiety. This has been used well for migraines, with its relaxing action. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eCardiovascular system: \u003c\/b\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eIt is used in Europe for hypertension and as a preventive for arteriosclerosis. \u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eHERBAL ACTIONS\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003ehypotensive, nervine, diaphoretic, demulcent, astringent, antispasmodic, diuretic\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eFLAVOR \u0026amp; ENERGETICS\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eSweet, moist, and cooling\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eCONSTITUENTS\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eFlavonoids, tannins, amino acids, sterols, phenolic acids, volatile oils.\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eCAUTIONS\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eDo not ingest linden flower in cases of heart disease, as frequent use of linden has linked with heart damage. Linden is considered safe at the recommended dosage, however, there have been rare reports of contact dermatitis resulting from touching the tree.  \u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eTEA BLENDS\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eLinden flowers combine well with Hawthorn berries for hypertension. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eFor the common cold, linden flowers combine well with rose hips. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eFor migraines, combine with lavender.\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eDISCLAIMER\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eThis information is not intended to treat, diagnose, cure, heal, mitigate, or remedy disease. It is for educational purposes only and should not be implemented without the express consent of your healthcare practitioner.\u003c\/span\u003e","published_at":"2014-10-21T21:15:00-04:00","created_at":"2014-10-21T21:15:13-04:00","vendor":"Stamatopoulos \u0026 Sons","type":"Herbs, Teas, \u0026 Spices","tags":["Herbs \u0026 Spices \u0026 Teas"],"price":99,"price_min":99,"price_max":700,"available":true,"price_varies":true,"compare_at_price":null,"compare_at_price_min":0,"compare_at_price_max":0,"compare_at_price_varies":false,"variants":[{"id":914928027,"title":"40g","option1":"40g","option2":null,"option3":null,"sku":"728943763850","requires_shipping":true,"taxable":false,"featured_image":null,"available":true,"name":"Linden - Tilio (Tilia Europaea) - 40 grams - 40g","public_title":"40g","options":["40g"],"price":700,"weight":40,"compare_at_price":null,"inventory_quantity":36,"inventory_management":"shopify","inventory_policy":"deny","barcode":"728943763850"},{"id":37444334924,"title":"1oz","option1":"1oz","option2":null,"option3":null,"sku":"728943763851b","requires_shipping":true,"taxable":false,"featured_image":null,"available":false,"name":"Linden - Tilio (Tilia Europaea) - 40 grams - 1oz","public_title":"1oz","options":["1oz"],"price":99,"weight":40,"compare_at_price":null,"inventory_quantity":0,"inventory_management":"shopify","inventory_policy":"deny","barcode":"728943763850"}],"images":["\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0677\/1065\/products\/600_x_600_Linden1.jpg?v=1487877330","\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0677\/1065\/products\/600_x_600_Linden.jpg?v=1487877330"],"featured_image":"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0677\/1065\/products\/600_x_600_Linden1.jpg?v=1487877330","options":["Size"],"content":"\u003cb\u003eLINDEN FLOWER \u0026amp; LEAVES -\u003c\/b\u003e \u003cb\u003eTilia europaea\u003c\/b\u003e - \u003cb\u003e(TILIO) -\u003c\/b\u003e \u003cb\u003eMalvaceae Family\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003eCommon names: Lime Blossom, European linden, basswood, lime tree, lime flower, tilio\u003cb\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eHISTORY OF USE\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eThis has a long history of use in European herbal tradition. It is well known as a relaxing herb for nervous tension.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eSince the Middle Ages, the flowers of the linden tree have been primarily used as a diaphoretic to promote sweating. They have also been used for a variety of other medicinal purposes in phytotherapy, including as an expectorant, diuretic, antispasmodic, stomachic, and sedative. In addition, the flowers have been used traditionally for the treatment of flu, cough, migraine, nervous tension, ingestion, various types of spasms, liver and gallbladder disorders, diarrhea, and elevated arterial pressure associated with arteriosclerosis. The linden flower is listed in the German Pharmacopoeia and is approved in the German Commission E monographs. In Germany, it is included in common cold and antitussive preparations, as well as in urological and sedative drugs. In German pediatric medicine, it is included with several other species as a diaphoretic component in a tea used to treat influenza. The flavonoid, volatile oil, and mucilage components in linden may contribute to these claimed medical properties.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eInfusions of the flowers make a pleasant-tasting tea. Several sources report that linden flowers were believed to be so effective in treating epilepsy that one could be cured simply by sitting beneath the tree. Sugar is obtained from the sap of the tree, and the seed oil resembles olive oil. In Greek mythology, the nymph Philyra was transformed into a linden tree after begging the gods not to leave her among mortals.\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eCULINARY USE\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eThe leaves of this plant are edible all spring, summer and fall.  They taste like lettuce but have a mucilaginous\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e texture, young leaves are the most tender but older leaves are still good to eat. They make a great lettuce substitute in salads or sandwiches. Lindens are medium to large trees so there is no shortage of edible leaves. There are not a lot of large trees that have edible leaves without toxins, a bad flavor or a tough texture. Linden flowers can be eaten raw but more commonly are made into a tea, they are also a very popular flower for honey bees. Linden honey has a distinct flavor that makes the honey more desirable. Linden fruits can be eaten at different stages of growth, but they are small and hard with little or no flavor.\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eMEDICINAL USE\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eLinden has been used to induce sweating for feverish colds and infections, reduce nasal congestion, and relieve throat irritation and cough. Linden has sedative effects and has been used to treat nervous palpitations and high blood pressure. It has also been used in lotions for itchy skin. However, there is limited clinical information.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eFever herb: \u003c\/b\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eespecially for children, works well as a base for any fever tea, due to its ability to open pores and assist the body in a feverish state. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eRespiratory system: \u003c\/b\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eCoughs, colds, mucus with respiratory sickness, flu.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eDigestive system:\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e Helps with indigestion, colic, diarrhea. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eNervous System: \u003c\/b\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eA great herb to try for hyperactivity in children. Also relieves tension headaches, nervousness, restlessness, insomnia, panic attacks, and anxiety. This has been used well for migraines, with its relaxing action. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eCardiovascular system: \u003c\/b\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eIt is used in Europe for hypertension and as a preventive for arteriosclerosis. \u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eHERBAL ACTIONS\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003ehypotensive, nervine, diaphoretic, demulcent, astringent, antispasmodic, diuretic\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eFLAVOR \u0026amp; ENERGETICS\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eSweet, moist, and cooling\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eCONSTITUENTS\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eFlavonoids, tannins, amino acids, sterols, phenolic acids, volatile oils.\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eCAUTIONS\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eDo not ingest linden flower in cases of heart disease, as frequent use of linden has linked with heart damage. Linden is considered safe at the recommended dosage, however, there have been rare reports of contact dermatitis resulting from touching the tree.  \u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eTEA BLENDS\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eLinden flowers combine well with Hawthorn berries for hypertension. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eFor the common cold, linden flowers combine well with rose hips. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eFor migraines, combine with lavender.\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eDISCLAIMER\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eThis information is not intended to treat, diagnose, cure, heal, mitigate, or remedy disease. It is for educational purposes only and should not be implemented without the express consent of your healthcare practitioner.\u003c\/span\u003e"}

Linden - Tilio (Tilia Europaea) - 40 grams

Product Description
LINDEN FLOWER & LEAVES - Tilia europaea - (TILIO) - Malvaceae Family
Common names: Lime Blossom, European linden, basswood, lime tree, lime flower, tilio

HISTORY OF USE
This has a long history of use in European herbal tradition. It is well known as a relaxing herb for nervous tension.
Since the Middle Ages, the flowers of the linden tree have been primarily used as a diaphoretic to promote sweating. They have also been used for a variety of other medicinal purposes in phytotherapy, including as an expectorant, diuretic, antispasmodic, stomachic, and sedative. In addition, the flowers have been used traditionally for the treatment of flu, cough, migraine, nervous tension, ingestion, various types of spasms, liver and gallbladder disorders, diarrhea, and elevated arterial pressure associated with arteriosclerosis. The linden flower is listed in the German Pharmacopoeia and is approved in the German Commission E monographs. In Germany, it is included in common cold and antitussive preparations, as well as in urological and sedative drugs. In German pediatric medicine, it is included with several other species as a diaphoretic component in a tea used to treat influenza. The flavonoid, volatile oil, and mucilage components in linden may contribute to these claimed medical properties.
Infusions of the flowers make a pleasant-tasting tea. Several sources report that linden flowers were believed to be so effective in treating epilepsy that one could be cured simply by sitting beneath the tree. Sugar is obtained from the sap of the tree, and the seed oil resembles olive oil. In Greek mythology, the nymph Philyra was transformed into a linden tree after begging the gods not to leave her among mortals.

CULINARY USE
The leaves of this plant are edible all spring, summer and fall.  They taste like lettuce but have a mucilaginous texture, young leaves are the most tender but older leaves are still good to eat. They make a great lettuce substitute in salads or sandwiches. Lindens are medium to large trees so there is no shortage of edible leaves. There are not a lot of large trees that have edible leaves without toxins, a bad flavor or a tough texture. Linden flowers can be eaten raw but more commonly are made into a tea, they are also a very popular flower for honey bees. Linden honey has a distinct flavor that makes the honey more desirable. Linden fruits can be eaten at different stages of growth, but they are small and hard with little or no flavor.

MEDICINAL USE
Linden has been used to induce sweating for feverish colds and infections, reduce nasal congestion, and relieve throat irritation and cough. Linden has sedative effects and has been used to treat nervous palpitations and high blood pressure. It has also been used in lotions for itchy skin. However, there is limited clinical information.
Fever herb: especially for children, works well as a base for any fever tea, due to its ability to open pores and assist the body in a feverish state.
Respiratory system: Coughs, colds, mucus with respiratory sickness, flu.
Digestive system: Helps with indigestion, colic, diarrhea.
Nervous System: A great herb to try for hyperactivity in children. Also relieves tension headaches, nervousness, restlessness, insomnia, panic attacks, and anxiety. This has been used well for migraines, with its relaxing action.
Cardiovascular system: It is used in Europe for hypertension and as a preventive for arteriosclerosis.

HERBAL ACTIONS
hypotensive, nervine, diaphoretic, demulcent, astringent, antispasmodic, diuretic

FLAVOR & ENERGETICS
Sweet, moist, and cooling

CONSTITUENTS
Flavonoids, tannins, amino acids, sterols, phenolic acids, volatile oils.

CAUTIONS
Do not ingest linden flower in cases of heart disease, as frequent use of linden has linked with heart damage. Linden is considered safe at the recommended dosage, however, there have been rare reports of contact dermatitis resulting from touching the tree.  

TEA BLENDS
Linden flowers combine well with Hawthorn berries for hypertension.
For the common cold, linden flowers combine well with rose hips.
For migraines, combine with lavender.

DISCLAIMER
This information is not intended to treat, diagnose, cure, heal, mitigate, or remedy disease. It is for educational purposes only and should not be implemented without the express consent of your healthcare practitioner.
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