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Tilia europaea cordata-platyphyllos (a)


Digestive disorders, including stomach- or intestinal catarrh, intestinal ulcers, Gastritis ...


Composition :
00% Tilia europaea cordata / playphyllos flos - 200 mg

Part used :
Flowers / Buds

The Linden Tree (Tilia europaea), aka Basswood Tree or Lime Tree, is a large tree in the Mallows family (Malvaceae), native to North america (T. americana) Europe (T. europaea) and Asia (T. chinensis), but today widely cultivated accross the world. It is a naturally occurring hybrid between Tilia cordata (small-leaved, or winter Linden Tree) and Tilia platyphyllos (large-leaved, or summer Linden Tree). It occurs in the wild in Europe at scattered localities wherever the two parent species are both native. It is not closely related to the Lime fruit tree, a species of Citrus tree.

The Linden Tree can grow to 40 meters (132ft) tall and have a diameter of 20 meters (66ft). The leaves are intermediate, 6 - 15 cm (2-6in) long and 6 - 12 cm (2-5in) wide, with thin hairs on the backside. The flowers are produced in clusters of four to ten in early summer, with a leafy yellow-green subtending bract; they are fragrant. The fruit is a dry nut-like drupe 8 millimeters (0.3in) diameter, downy and faintly ribbed. The tree can become hundreds of years old (the oldest known Linden Tree in Grottenthal, Germany, is estimated at 1000 years old).

The dried leaves are used to brew a tea which has medicinal properties; it is used to soothe colds, cough, influenza, bronchitis and disorders oft he kidneys and urinary bladder. Linden tea is also diaphoretic (promotes sweating) – a effect which yet needs to be explained (none of the ingredients have diaphoretic properties).

History: In medieval Germany, the Linden Tree was considered a holy tree. Most cities and even villages had several Linden trees in their center squares – places where celebrations, but also courts were held.


Take 3-6 capsules daily, with plenty of water.