Tilia cordata flowers



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Tilia cordata flowers



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Tilia cordata flowers



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Common names:- Small-leaved Linden or Little-leaf Linden.

Scientific classification
Kingdom:     Plantae
(unranked):     Angiosperms
(unranked):     Eudicots
(unranked):     Rosids
Order:     Malvales
Family:     Tiliaceae
Genus:     Tilia
Species:     T. cordata
Binomial name
Tilia cordata

Uses:-

Linden flowers are a traditional herbal remedy made into an herbal tea called ‘Tilleul’ , considered to be of value as an anti-inflammatory in a range of respiratory problems: colds, fever, flu, sore throat, bronchitis, and cough.

The tea is also good for aiding indigestion, calming hysteria fits, vomiting, and palpitations.

Tilia americana flowers



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Tilia americana flowers



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Medicinal uses:-

  • T. americana is used medicinally.
  • Linden tea has a pleasing taste, due to the aromatic volatile oil found in the flowers.
  • The flowers, leaves, wood, and charcoal are used for medicinal purposes.
  • Linden flowers are used in colds, cough, fever, infections, inflammation, high blood pressure, headache ( migraine), as a diuretic, antispasmodic, and sedative. The flowers were added to baths to quell hysteria, and steeped as a tea to relieve anxiety-related indigestion, irregular heartbeat, and vomiting.
  • The leaves are used to promote sweating to reduce fevers.
  • Charcoal is ingested to treat intestinal disorders and used topically to treat edema or infection.

Tilia americana flowers



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Common name:-  Basswood.

Scientific classification
Kingdom:     Plantae
(unranked):     Angiosperms
(unranked):     Eudicots
(unranked):     Rosids
Order:     Malvales
Family:     Tiliaceae
Genus:     Tilia
Species:     T. americana
Binomial name
Tilia americana

Edible parts:-

The foliage and flowers are both edible, though many prefer only to eat the tender young leaves.

Tilia flowers



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Common name:- Lime trees.

Uses:-

The flowers are also used for herbal teas and tinctures.

Medicinal uses:-

  • This is  the medicinal herb.
  •  The dried flower, leaves, and wood are used for medicine.
  • Linden leaf is used for colds, stuffy nose, sore throat, breathing problems (bronchitis), headaches, fever .
  • It is also used for rapid heartbeat, high blood pressure, excessive bleeding (hemorrhage), nervous tension, trouble sleeping (insomnia), problems with bladder control (incontinence), and muscle spasms.
  • Linden leaf is also used to cause sweating and increase urine production.
  • Linden wood is used for liver disease and gallbladder disease, and for infection and swelling beneath the skin.
  • Charcoal made from linden wood is used for intestinal disorders.

Tilia flowers



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Scientific classification
Kingdom:     Plantae
(unranked):     Angiosperms
(unranked):     Eudicots
(unranked):     Rosids
Order:     Malvales
Family:     Malvaceae
Subfamily:     Tilioideae
Genus:     Tilia