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Infusions of common linden for cold, bronchitis or flu
How do we make a tea infusion for respiratory diseases?
The infusion of common linden tea for respiratory diseases is performed by the use of dried flowers, as most infusions are performed. (See how a tea infusion is made)
The usual dose is half a teaspoon of dried flowers per cup of water
Which principles of linden or lime herb (Tilia ssp.) are suitable for respiratory diseases?
- Vitamin C: antipyretic, antiviral
- Alphapinene: cold, flu, antiviral
- Caffeic acid: cold, flu, antiviral
- Betasitosterol: antipyretic, antiviral, antipyretic
- Eugenol: antipyretic, antiviral, antipyretic
- Hesperidin: cold, flu
- Limonene: cold, flu,
- Tannins: antiviral
- Terpineol: Antitussive
- Quercetin: cold, pharyngitis, influenza, antiviral
Photography of linden, with foliage and flowers.
How many cups should we drink per day?
We will drink about two or three cups a day. It can be sweetened with honey or sugar.
When is it not appropriate to take linden infusions for respiratory diseases?
Linden does not present contraindications nor side effects (See: properties of common linden)
More information on bronchitis.