Linden / Lime tree / Basswood
Botanical name: Tilia (cordata / platyphyllus)
Native to: Temperate Northern Hemisphere (America, Asia & Europe)
Actions: Anti-inflammatory expectorant helps fight colds and coughs and soothes digestion, reduces mild pain and may reduce blood pressure. Mild diuretic and sedative qualities can relieve anxiety, promote relaxation and a healthy sleep.
Description: Linden are best known for their expectorant properties which aid against respiratory illnesses, particularly colds and coughs. Their mild diuretic qualities promote healthy sweating which further assists the clearing of infections. It is also thought to sooth digestion.
Linden or lime tree possess sedative attributes which relieves anxiety, promote relaxation and healthy sleeping. Some research suggested this may happen through GABA-like activity within the brain which can reduce the excitability and thus induce tranquility. It is also said to reduce blood pressure. Additionaly, research suggested that specific compounds within linden aid to reduce swelling, inflammation, joint stiffness, rheumatoid arthritis and mild pain.
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