Did you know how beneficial linden tea is? We all know that it has many medicinal properties but do you actually know which?
Linden blossom is a plant extract taken from the linden or linden tree, widely used in infusions thanks to it having a large number of medicinal properties. It is particularly remarkable for its power to calm nerves and induce sleep, but there are many more advantages offered by linden blossom. Here’s how beneficial linden tea can be:
- The best known linden benefit is that it helps combat problems with nerves. So, if you need to calm your nerves, treat stress, etc, linden tea is the perfect choice for you! This plant has relaxing properties, so it can help you sooth your anxiety. But you should know that its effects vary from person to person.
- Also, linden tea is beneficial for insomnia because it has sedative properties that help us sleep. Besides taking it as a tea, we can also use the linden blossom by adding it to the bath water in order to completely relax.
- Additionally, linden has antispasmodic property that helps with relaxing the muscles of the internal organs. After having a meal, you can take linden blossom tea in cases of indigestion, colics, gastric ulcers, pain due to spasms, menstrual discomfort etc. However, you must remember to check first with your doctor regarding whether it is advisable in your particular case.
- Linden is also a natural diuretic, i.e. it helps eliminate the excess fluid from your body and prevent its accumulation. In addition to following a healthy diet and drinking plenty of water you can drink linden to get rid of the excess water from your body.
- Note that the diaphoretic properties of linden blossom can trigger an increased sweating. This can be used for treatment of rheumatism, respiratory diseases, etc. because toxins are eliminated through sweat and not just in the urine.
However, you should know that that linden can generate contraindications in people with heart problems. It’s not recommended to drink linden tea while being pregnant due to the lack of studies to ensure its safety.