COMMON NAME: Linden flowers, Tilia spp, Lime Tree
BOTANICAL NAME: Tilia cordata
MICROBIOLOGICAL STANDARDS: SALMONELLA absent in 25 g
About 1% antioxidant flavonoids including hyperoside, quercitrin, myricetin galactoside, kaempferol, kaempferol glycosides including astragalin and its 6-p-coumaric acid ester tiliroside), myricetin and quercetin glycosides. Linden flowers also contain approximately 10% mucilage largely comprised of arabino-galactans; proanthocyanidins; caffeic, chlorogenic and p-coumaric acids, eugenol, and geraniol.
PARTS USED: Leaf and Flowers.