Botanical Name :Tilia vulgaris
Common Name : Lime tree or Linden tree or tilleul
CAS # : 132539-00-5
Plant Parts Used : Flowers & twigs
Extraction Method : Solvent Extraction
Color & Odor : Pale yellow to yellow clear liquid with floral odor
The Linden tree is a medium sized tree with dark green heart-shaped leaves, with blue-green undersides. The tree has fragrant yellow-white flowers, followed by round green fruits.
Constituents & Specifications :
Farnesol (Alcohol), flavonoid compounds, kaempferol and quercetin, volatile oil
Specific Gravity : 0.96550 - 0.97240 @ 25.00 °C
Refractive Index : 1.48730 - 1.49390 @ 20.00 °C
It has diuretic, expectorant and calming properties, lowering blood pressure and increasing perspiration.
Benefits & Uses :
This yellow fluid has fresh and sweet floral odor which is attractive. It contains high amount of farnesol. Linden oil is exceedingly compatible in perfumery. This absolute oil is one of the most valid and highly valued oil. It is of great value in cosmetic industries as it offers flavor to enhancive products like lotions, perfumes, etc
Useful in Headache, insomnia, migraine, stress.