Published September 1, 1990.
List of German Commission E Monographs (Phytotherapy)
Tiliae tomentosae flos, silver linden flower.
Silver linden flower consists of the dried flowers of Tilia tomentosa Moench (synonym T. argentea Desfontaines) [Fam. Tiliaceae], as well as preparations thereof.
Preparations of silver linden flower are used for catarrhs of the respiratory tract, as an antispasmodic, expectorant, diaphoretic, and a diuretic.
The effectiveness for the claimed applications is not documented.
Since the effectiveness for the claimed uses is not documented, a therapeutic application cannot be recommended.
There are no objections to its use as a corrigent for aroma and flavor.