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Linden (Tilia) - herb for good sleep

The blossoming flowers of linden tree are calming and relaxing, help good sleep and relieve cramps. A pleasure of a cup of lime tea is incomparable!

Sleep - a cup of linden tea 30 minutes before bedtime

Life of linden often lasts hundreds of years, her crown is very beautiful, and the flowers - highly aromatic. It can be wild or tame, occurs mainly in Europe and Asia.

 Used are the flowers and buds, and the layer under the bark of the stem.


Flu, cold, cough - recommended two cups daily infusion sweetened with a little honey. It has a calming effect.

Insomnia - nightly drink tea and lime, sweetened with honey, has a sedative effect.

Nervous conditions - Foot Soak infusion of linden blossom, soothes the entire organism.

High blood pressure - drink three times a day 30 drops of linden blossom extract. You can buy ready in herbal stores or pharmacies.

Tonsillitis - makes gargle with infusions. fever - linden lowers body temperature.

Tired skin and bags under the eyes-cold compresses may be warranted in the face.

When interference menopausal recommended extract of linden blossom, dissolved in water.


Infusions - boil cup  of water and add a tablespoon of linden blossom. Leave for 10 minutes, after which sweetened with some honey and lemon juice.

COLD EXTRACT - in a litre of water add two tablespoons of linden blossom. Leave eight hours, strain and drink in one day.

Compression - made first infusion, which dip a cotton ball or gauze. Place the face to restore fresh complexion.

 FOOT BATHS - relax from stress. In the water pour infusion of linden blossom and feet soak in it.

The flowers of linden contains flavonoids and active substance farnesol, which acts on brain receptors and benzodiazepine anxiolytic agents, without causing secondary adverse effects of chemical substances. This explains the calming effect of lime blossom and easier sleep after a cup of lime tea. A decoction is obtained by 5-6 flowers are flooded with 200 ml of boiling water. The cup was capped and left so for about 15 minutes. Then strain and drink half an hour before bedtime.


Wood layer under the bark has a beneficial effect on kidney stones and painful spasms because their constituents coumarins floroglucinols. It recommended for cleansing the liver, gall bladder and urinary tract. The best result is the bark of wild linden Tilia silvestris, growing at an altitude of 1000-1500 meters.

'40 Bark is boiled in 1 liter of water for 10 minutes, then allow to soak for up to an hour before consumption. It is for 10-20 days to deeply cleanse the urinary system.

Not recommended in the presence of large kidney and gallstones, because it can cause liver and kidney cramps.

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