Linden

(2 customer reviews)

Our wild linden flowers are sweeter and more pungent, due to altitude and purer growing conditions, compared to standard linden, and have a sweet-smelling chamomile-esque aroma. They are foraged and handpicked at 1,400m above sea level using traditional methods from the Motcor forest in the Lori region of Armenia, during a single week after St. John’s day (normally between 21-28 June each year). A great bitter-free alternative to chamomile.

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Description

Decongesting

Although linden (also known as lipa, tilleul, lime blossom and tila) is native to most of the temperate Northern Hemisphere, our Linden subspecies is native to the Caucasus region. Linden trees can grow to 100ft tall and have beautiful heart shaped leaves with clusters of delicate yellow flowers. Linden flower was considered an ancient healer and used for its health benefits. At present, linden is used in traditional medicine as a decongestant for symptoms of colds and flu, in addition to improving blood circulation, relieving tension, aiding digestion and for the treatment of high blood pressure and insomnia.

Our wild linden flowers are hand harvested 1,400m above sea level from their native habitat, the Motcor forest in the Lori region of Armenia, during a single week after St. John’s day (normally between 21-28 June each year). The method of collection and processing has been passed down over thousands of years. All of the processing is done by hand by the residents of the village of Odzun and is supervised by an ethnobotanist. Compared to standard linden, our linden is sweeter and more pungent, due to altitude and purer growing conditions, and has a sweet-smelling chamomile-esque aroma, proving a golden colour in cup.

Linden tisane is perfect alternative to chamomile and may be enjoyed after a meal to aid digestion, or just before bedtime to relax.

Choose from the following options*:

  • Nazani Tea Caddy (35g) makes approx. 23 cups – £17.95 £14.36 (2017)
  • Nazani Tea Caddy (70g) makes approx. 46 cups – £17.95 (2018)
  • Caddy Refill Pouch (35g) makes approx. 23 cups – £14.95 £11.96 (2017)
  • Caddy Refill Pouch (70g) makes approx. 46 cups – £14.95 (2018)

Catering pouches are also available**:

  • Small Catering Pouch (250g) makes approx. 83 servings – POA
  • Medium Catering Pouch (500g) makes approx. 167 servings – POA
  • Large Catering Pouch (1kg) makes approx. 333 servings – POA

*Estimations are based on drinking the traditional Armenian way, where one portion will give you at least one cup – just refill with 100°C water and steep for two minutes longer than the original brew time.

**Based on servings.

Please note the pouches are not airtight, and therefore once opened, your tisane should be transferred to an airtight caddy or storage jar in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight and strong odours. We do not recommend glass, plastic and paper containers. Any noted health benefits of our herbal infusions are from traditional medicine and should not be used to prevent or cure any disease.

Consult a GP if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or have any other health concerns.

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Ingredients

100% Wild Linden

Harvest Date

July 2017, June 2018

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Brewing Instructions

Use 3g for every 200ml of 100°C spring water and brew for 5 minutes

Infusions

One portion will give you at least two cups

Tasting Notes

Delicate sweet notes

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Reviews (2)

2 reviews for Linden

  1. Linda M

    I really suffer from dry mouth and always feeling thirsty, but this was good fix. Not like anything I’ve had before. Bit like chamomile but better.

  2. Sarah Pearson

    Massive fan of this tea & goes great with dark chocolate for a little afternoon treat or pick me up.

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