Tilia europaea (Common Lime)

Medical Indication

Part of the plant which can be used

  • The leaves and the flowers of the plant.

Present in the market

  • Herbal tea.
  • Tincture.

Medical Use and Dosage – mode of administration

TILIA EUROPAEA is a very good anti-inflammatory remedy. It is used to treat skin disorders such as ulcers and edema. Especially, it acts very well in nervous system disorders. It is used to treat headaches, hysteria situation, and restlessness. It is a very relaxing remedy in case of anxiety.
TILIA EUROPAEA flower tea is also used internally in the treatment of indigestion, hypertension, hardening of the arteries, hysteria, nervous vomiting or palpitation;
In several health conditions, the flowers of TILIA EUROPAEA act as antioxidant and astringent.
Also acts very well in respiratory system as cough suppressant.
In all aforementioned health problems, it can be used in herbal tea and the suggested dosage is 3 times daily.
Also, it can be used in tincture on the skin when it is appropriate.
A charcoal made from the TILIA EUROPAEA wood is used in the treatment of gastric or dyspeptic disturbances and is also made into a powder then applied to burns or sore places.

Combinations & Contraindications

No information included.
It is contraindicated to be used during pregnancy without medical surveillance.

Recognized Ethnobotanical use

TILIA EUROPAEA is known as antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, hepatoprotective, diuretic and sedative remedy.

Dissemination & Use