Gemmotherapy Tilia tomentosa (Linden tree)

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Latest Edit: Iva Lloyd, ND 2014-02-22 (EDT)

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Tilia tomentosa or the Linden tree, belongs to the family of Tiliaceae, which includes over 300 species of trees. It is a large tree that can grow up to thirty to thirty-five meters high from temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere. The young bark is smooth and turns darker with age. The leaves are heart-shaped and disposed alternately on the same plane. It has yellowish or whitish flowers that grow clustered in the axil of leaves, with a sweet fragrance.[1]

Key notes

Therapeutic actions

  • Ideal pediatric remedy
  • Drainage, sedative, balancing action on the nervous system
  • Calming effect for the nervous system
  • Anxiolytic, sleep inducer, antispasmodic
  • Detoxifies the nervous system, general detoxifier
  • Regulator of neurohormonal metabolism in obesity

Clinical indications


  1. Ledoux, Frank and Gueniot, Gerard.(2012)Phytembryotherapy: The Embryo of Gemmotherapy, Editions Amyris. Spain.
  2. Dr. Reckeweg (2012)Product Catalog, Bio Lonreco. Quebec.