Linden collect and dry: a guide
Linden help against many diseases and conditions, such as when you drink it as tea or added gives the bath water.
Linden collect not only makes a lot of fun but also make sense. Of lime blossom tea and bath products can be produced, which you can use as cure for many ailments. In the production of a few things must be considered, only then can exert its beneficial effects of tea.
Linden collect the right way
As soon as the lime begins to bloom, you can collect the flowers. In Central Europe there are the summer and winter Linden. Common lime blossoms in early June, the winter Linden starts a few weeks later. The best time of harvest is the morning. At this time the flowers are still completely dry. Rain washes out, unfortunately, the good agents from the flowers, so one should not wait too long to collect them. It is important that you do not use flowers of trees that are on busy roads. The exhaust and the smog of the city can poison the linden blossoms. Collect only the best in the country, where the air is really fresh. One can only transport the flowers in a basket. In plastic bags, they quickly lose their active ingredients.
Lime blossom dry properly
At home, you should quickly remove the umbels. Thereafter, the linden flowers are spread on a piece of paper and placed into the open. The place should be warm, but not too sunny. Otherwise, damage to the flowers with it. You can dry the flowers even at 50 degrees in the oven, if the weather is too wet
After the flowers are completely dry, they fall apart when touched. Now it is time to remove the rest of the flowers. This rubs the lime blossom easily through a screen. Voila, lime. The tea keeps best in a dark tea box. This gets you to buy in any hardware store. If you want to drink the tea, use two teaspoons of it and prepare it with boiling water. Allow to move ten minutes.