Linden Leaf (Tilia)
Linden leaf is grown in Europe and Western Asia and grows on a tree that bares a flower. It has a high concentration of phytonutrients, flavonoids and other diaphoretic substances. The Linden leaf has been known to improve the immune system. It helps to prevent certain cancers, calm the body, detoxify the body, and eliminate anxiety and lower inflammation. The leaf is normally used for colds, stuffy nose, sore throats, bronchitis, headaches, fever and coughing. It has been reported to aid with rapid heartbeat, high blood pressure, excessive bleeding, nervous tension, insomnia, bladder control and muscles spasms. It causes sweating and increase urine production. It is also best known to reduce the amount of mucous production and relieve anxiety. There are reports that it reduce mental stress and anxiety, mood swings and/or unexplained chronic stress as well has help with minor effect of your hormone levels. It induces a state of relaxation for the body and mind. Use: Teas
Caution: If you have heart disease, do not use linden without medical supervision.