Linden is part of our Detox herbal tea Collection
Linden ( tilia cordata ) also called Lime tree, is found in both Europe and North America. Linden flowers are the most commonly used part of the linden tree. Linden blossom have been known for producing tiny aromatic flowers that attract many bees that in turn produce a wonderful honey. The flowers are yellow and once dried, can be brewed as a delicious herbal tea, which is growing in popularity around the world as more research is being done.
There are many folktales concerning linden. One of Celtic origin states that if you sit under the linden tree you will be cured of epilepsy. In Roman and German folklore, the linden tree is seen as the "tree of lovers", and Polish folklore tells that the wood is good protection against both the evil eye and lightning. In Greek mythology, nymph Philyra, stolen by God Cronos who appeared to her in the form of a horse, gave birth to the centaur Chiron. Overwhelmed, she begged the gods not to abandon her with mortals. They agreed to her request and changed her into a Linden flower.
Ingredients & Tasting Notes
Ingredients : organic linden flower and leaf, organic mint, organic lemon verbena, organic safflower, blue pea flower.
Our refreshing blend of linden and peppermint has a smooth velvety finish. Delicious hot, this herbal tea will wow you when served iced ! Try it on a hot summer day, as a cool mojito without alcool ! Caffeine free, this blend can be enjoyed anytime of the day.
This herbal tea is made from wholesome and authentic ingredients, with no added artificial flavors, sugars, colors or preservatives. Our premium ingredients are blended, bagged and packaged by hand.
Color of the infusion
Have you ever seen a linden or peppermint tea with a natural green color? The vibrant green color of our linden infusion comes from the natural pigments of our flowers, and vary with water pH and infusion time. We do not add any coloring! Color your world and discover the magic of nature !
This herbal tea is delicious hot or iced - and even reheated the following day!
With tea bag
One sachet is good to infuse a whole tea pot of 2-4 cups (300-600 ml); to your taste. We recommend that you infuse the tea bag only once to enjoy the natural colors that will be released with the first infusion.
Infuse 1 sachet in 300-600 ml of freshly boiled water for 5-10 min. Make sure to keep tea covered while steeping so that the health promoting essential oils don't evaporate. When it is to your taste, remove the tea bag and serve. If you have any leftover, just refrigerate and reheat gently the following day.
With loose tea
Before scooping, shake your FloralTea tin upside down to blend, for perfect taste and color from one cup to the next.
Scoop 1-2 g of blend per cup; to your taste. Infuse in freshly boiled water for 5-10 min. When it is to your taste, filter and serve. If you have any leftover, just refrigerate and reheat gently the following day.
Follow the above instructions for hot tea, and then refrigerate before serving. You can freeze a portion in ice cubes and use them instead of regular ice cubes to keep your tea iced cold without diluting the taste when the ice cubes are melting. If you have any leftover, just refrigerate again and serve cold the following day.
Our Linden herbal tea blend is available in silky pyramidal sachets, overwrapped in 2 box sizes: small ballotin of 1 sachet and large ballotin of 12 sachets. The ballotins are showcasing watercolor paintings of linden flowers in bloom, in a delightful tulip box design.
Packaged in their ravishing signature box, all our Linden herbal tea sachets make great gifts to offer or to offer oneself.
Our Linden blend is also available as loose tea. This product comes in pretty metal tins, heavy duty and reusable, and biodegradable refill bags to recharge your FloralTea tin. Convenient, affordable and eco-friendly, our loose tea products are the perfect solution for eco-responsible everyday consumption.
This herbal tea blend is packed with medicinal plants renowned for their digestive and detox benefits, such as linden, peppermint and lemon verbena.
The main health benefits of Linden flower tea include its ability to detoxify the body and improve digestion, calm and reduce anxiety, boost the immune system and lower blood pressure. If you’re suffering from an upset stomach, bloating, constipation, or cramping, a cup of linden tea will settle your stomach in no time. The blend of compounds and chemicals found in linden can reduce gastrointestinal discomfort and stimulate the proper digestion and excretion of food. By stimulating sweating, linden favors the release of toxins from the body along with excess salts, fat, water, and foreign substances. Sedative and antispasmodic, linden has the abililty to reduce stress and anxiety. By inducing a state of relaxation to both body and mind, linden flower tea can calm and predispose you to sleep.
Peppermint leaf, well known for its digestive properties, has the ability to soothe many stomach ailments, including stomach aches, stomach pains, stomach cramps, heartburn, gas/flatulence, indigestion and diarrhea, and to promote healthy digestion.
Lemon Verbena also has digestive and relaxing properties. As a digestive tonic, it improves bile production and is good for relieving indigestion and heartburn. Slightly sedative, it is effective to reduce anxiety and helpful in case of insomnia.
Safflower is a medicinal plant that is prescribed in China to relief abdominal cramps and lower cholesterol.
Combining the digestive and relaxing benefits of all these medicinal plants, our linden flower herbal tea is a great after-meal drink. Enjoy a cup after diner. It will help you digest and sleep well !