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The story of the lime tree

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Histoire de thé | La petite histoire du tilleul

Linden (tilia cordata) is found in Europe and North America. Linden blossoms are the most commonly used part of the linden tree. Linden blossoms are known to produce tiny, aromatic flowers that attract many bees, which in turn produce wonderful honey.The flowers are yellow and once dried, can be prepared into a delicious herbal tea, which is gaining popularity around the world with the progress of scientific research.

There are many folk tales about the lime tree. A tale of Celtic origin states that if you sit under a lime tree, you will be cured of epilepsy. In Roman and German folklore, the linden tree is considered ""the tree of lovers"" and Polish folklore says that its wood provides good protection against the evil eye and lightning. In Greek mythology, the nymph Philyra, stolen by the god Cronos who appeared to him in the form of a horse, gave birth to the centaur Chiron. Overwhelmed, she prayed to the gods not to abandon her among mortals. They accepted her request and turned her into a linden flower.

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January 06, 2023

Excellente tisane, très bon au goût et pour ces bienfaits c’est numéro un.

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