Common linden side effects


Is common linden toxic?

common linden flowers

Common linden blossomed. The flowers are the part of this plant infusion

Common linden has not unwanted side effects. It has sedative properties, and it is mainly used for the treatment of nervousness, as upset stomach, insomnia, tachycardia and stress.

  • Contact dermatitis can appear because of contact with leaves, flowers or fruit from the fresh plant, although it is a rare side effect in this plant.
  • Allergy: Some people may be allergic to lime.
  • Hypotension: common linden bark and high doses of linden flowers can produce hypotension.

Linden and pregnancy

Common linden consumption is not recommended during pregnancy.

Its safety has not been tested and may have side effects.

Common linden is contraindicated in pregnancy unless specifically prescription and under medical supervision.

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This article was endorsed by Elisenda Carballido - Dietitian nutritionist. Postgraduate in Phytotherapy and master in Nutrition and Metabolism.
Written by Editorial Botanical-online team in charge of content writing

7 February, 2022

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