Linden tea in a teapot and cup with the linden plant in the background
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Soothing Linden Tea Recipe

Linden tea is popular in folk medicine as a calming brew that can soothe anxiety and help with digestive problems. It has a sweet, pleasant taste, which is surprisingly strong. 
Cook Time3 mins
Steeping time15 mins
Course: Tea
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Linden Tea
Appliance: Tea Strainer, Pot
Servings: 1 cup
Author: Paromita Datta


  • 1 tsp dried, powdered linden flowers or
  • 2 tsp fresh linden flowers
  • 1 cup water filtered
  • 1 tsp organic honey optional


  • Bring the water to a boil in a small pot.
  • Add the linden flower powder to the water.
  • Allow the powder to boil for 1 minute and then remove the pot from heat.
  • Let the mixture steep for 12-15 minutes.
  • Strain this mixture, add any sweetener, and enjoy!
    Glass cup and saucer with linden tea