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Linden Blossom Steam Distilled Oil

Linden Blossom Steam Distilled Oil

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Linden Blossom has been used in folk medicine across cultures to relieve high blood pressure, calm anxiety, and soothe digestion.

Benefits of Linden Blossom

1. Reduces inflammation

Linden  contains quercetin, which has antioxidant properties and is effective against inflammation, especially in the heart  and the rest of the cardiovascular system. Tiliroside and kaempferol are other antioxidants in linden tea that help combat free radicals and prevent inflammation in the body. Therefore, linden tea may help prevent chronic diseases caused by inflammation.

2. Reduces mild pain

In addition to quercetin, linden tea also contains an antispasmodic agent called nervine that can help ease pain and cramps associated with:

  • headaches
  • muscle spasms 
  • Joint pain
  • Menstruation
  • 3. Alleviates anxiety

Research studies have suggested that linden tea extracts may alleviate anxiety  in the following ways:

  • Mimics the activity of gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA), a chemical in the brain that has a relaxing effect on the nervous system.
  • May have a minor effect on hormone levels and promote relaxation.

4. Lowers blood pressure

Linden tea contains tiliroside, rutoside, and chlorogenic acid, which act as vasodilators that can help dilate or widen blood vessels and lower blood pressure

The antioxidant effects of these compounds may also help improve cardiovascular health. Tiliroside can affect calcium channels in the heart, which help regulate muscle contractions.

5. May promote better sleep

Plant compounds in linden tea may have sedative properties that may help you get better and deeper sleep.  One animal study found that linden tea extracts can depress the central nervous system, thereby causing drowsiness. However, human studies and further research are needed to reach a strong conclusion.

6. Relieves indigestion 

Linden tea has been used in traditional medicine as a remedy for indigestion due to the following mechanisms:

  • Delivers gentle heat and hydration, which can soothe stomach discomfort.
  • Antispasmodic properties that may help relieve an upset stomach
  • Carminative properties which may help relieve spasms in the intestine and ease symptoms of excessive gas

There are no studies that directly link the compounds in linden tea digestive health, however. Additional research is needed to confirm whether linden tea can soothe the digestive tract.

7. Reduces cold symptoms 

According to one study, linden tea extracts may have antimicrobial properties that can lower the risk of complications of ear infections in children with colds. Compounds in linden tea may release tension in the muscles and boost blood circulation, as well as soothe a sore throat.  However, more research is needed to make a strong conclusion.

8. May have diuretic effects

The inner bark of the linden tree has diuretic and diaphoretic properties. Diuretics encourage the body to release more fluid while diaphoretics reduce fever  by promoting sweat. These effects are due to the presence of the following compounds:

  • Quercetin
  • Kaempferol
  • p-coumaric acid



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