Tilia europea / Lime Flowers Tincture
£5.88 – £15.50
Tincture made by a process of hydro-ethanolic percolation, with a ratio of 1 part Lime Flowers to 4 parts liquid. Liquid comprises of 75% water and 25% sugar beet derived ethanol.
Tilia Europaea, commonly known as the common lime (British Isles) or common linden (North America), is a naturally occurring hybrid between Tilia cordata (small-leaved lime) and Tilia platyphyllos (large-leaved lime).
Tilia europaea is a large deciduous tree up to 15–50 m tall with a trunk up to 2.5m radius. It occurs in the wild in Europe at scattered localities wherever the two parent species are both native.
Medicinal Action and Uses
Diaphoretic – The flowers of the Linden tree have been used since the Middle Ages to promote perspiration to break fevers. It is therefore a popular herb to treat colds and other ailments where sweating is desirable.
Hypertension – Linden is considered by many to be one of the best herbs to treat hypertension (high blood pressure,)especially when associated with nervous tension.
Nervine – The flowers are also usedas a gentle sedative to calm nervous anxiety and insomnia as well as hysteria, nervous vomiting and palpitations.
Product is supplied in amber PET bottles with tamper evident screw tops.
250ml, 500ml, 1000ml