Linden Tea Leaves (Tilia Europaea L.)
Soothing | Relaxing | Diuretic
Linden Tea leaves
Linden tea is considered a simple tea with calming, diuretic, expectorant and digestive properties.
Ingredients: 100% Linden leaves (Tilia Europaea L.).
Taste: Sweet and floral.
The linden tree contains the following names: "tree of good", "tree of joy" and "tree of social bonds". After the French Revolution, multiple plantations of linden were made, considered the symbol of the freedom conquered by the French people. The harvest of flowers and leaves is done during the flowering period, which occurs in 10 days, gradually, once a year (June). However, lindens will be able to bloom at different periods depending on the weather conditions, even as the linden variety. Currently, there are about 46 species of linden trees.
The average life expectancy of the linden tree is 150 years, and it can live up to more than 1000 years. In the Christian religion, linden leaves represent the "Sacred Heart" of Jesus. Its planting is usually around churches. In addition to flowers and leaves, linden wood is used to make pieces for musical instruments. There are archaeological studies that report the discovery of masks made from linden wood in the sarcophagi of Fayum.
Liden tea represents an excellent sudorific that can contribute to sweating. Its consumption will be recommended to treat flu, colds, and catarrh. Due to its calming property, linden tea can be a great solution to combat nervousness and anxiety in hyperactive children. In the French tradition, it was believed that drinking linden tea in the shade of the tree itself promoted greater effectiveness of its properties in children.
The consumption of this tea can contribute to the relief of headaches, indigestion, indisposition, gastrointestinal cramps, and insomnia. Also help to prevent atherosclerosis, cough, and bronchitis. Linden tea can act as a natural sedative, anxiolytic, and antispasmodic. Linden Leaves may help to resolve liver and gallbladder problems, as well as fight cellulite.
Water temperature: 100º
Infusion time: 5 to 9 minutes.
Recommended quantity: 1 teaspoon per person. Approximately 2grs/cup. It cannot exceed 4 g/day.
Preparation: place 20 g of linden in a litter (1L) of boiled water. Cover the container where you have the tea and let it rest for 5 to 9 minutes. After this rest, strain and consume immediately.
Store in a cool, dry, and clean place.
NOTE: The image is shown in our company, however, the type of cut and dimensions of the plant may vary from supply to supply or time of year.
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