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Tilia Cordata

* A conditioning agent * Also known as the Linden Flower Extract, Small-leaved Lime, and Small-leaved Linden

Tilia Cordata is a extract derived from the blossoms of the Linden tree, which is native to Europe and western Asia. This natural extract was traditionally used as an herbal remedy as an anti-inflammatory, specifically for respiratory problems such as colds, fever, flu, sore throat, bronchitis, and coughs. In cosmetics and personal care products, Tilia Cordata is used as a conditioning agent that may be included in skin fresheners, soaps and detergents, skin care products, eye makeup and hair care products (CosmeticsInfo.org and Wikipedia).

* A conditioning agent

* Also known as the Linden Flower Extract, Small-leaved Lime, and Small-leaved Linden

Functions:

Tilia Cordata is a extract derived from the blossoms of the Linden tree, which is native to Europe and western Asia. This natural extract was traditionally used as an herbal remedy as an anti-inflammatory, specifically for respiratory problems such as colds, fever, flu, sore throat, bronchitis, and coughs. In cosmetics and personal care products, Tilia Cordata is used as a conditioning agent that may be included in skin fresheners, soaps and detergents, skin care products, eye makeup and hair care products (CosmeticsInfo.org and Wikipedia).

According to CosmeticsCop.com, Tilia Cordata includes the active flavonoids and glycosides, giving this ingredient antioxidant power and water-binding properties.

Tilia Cordata is FDA approved and has received its GRAS (Generally Recognized as Safe) rating.

Safety Measures/Side Effects:

Tilia Cordata is considered a low hazard ingredient by the Cosmetics Database, although the EWG does note 98% data gaps, indicating a lack of available research. No other studies were found that noted negative side effects caused by the use of Tilia Cordata.

Recommended Products w/ Tilia Cordata:

John Masters Organics Mandarin Maximum Moisture
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