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  Tilia L.
 
Scientific Name  Tilia L.
Family Name  Tiliaceae
Common Name  Linden, Tila
Photo link  http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/deptdocs.nsf/all/opp4067?opendocument
Studies on Diabetes 
Other Uses  Folk uses include antianxiety, sedative, diaphoretic, diuretic, and for upper respiratory infections and cough (NMCD; http://www.naturaldatabase.com/monograph.asp?mono_id=551&brand_id=, accessed 4/30/04).
Formulations used by  Informants  Commercially prepared cold infusion (Tizana Betel).
Phytochemistry  p-coumaric acid flavonoids, kaempferol, quercetin, volatile oils (citral citronellal, cotronellol, eugenol and limonene), terpenoids, water soluble polysacchrides (NMCD accessed 4/30/04).
Potential Adverse  Effects  Frequent use of linden flowers has been associated with cardiac damage (NMCD accessed 4/30/04).
Potential Medication  Interactions  No clinical medication interactions were noted.
References  http://www.itis.usda.gov/index.html

 

 

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