The Latin name as Tilia Cordata,, Ihlamur, is of the linden family. Its homeland is Northern Hemisphere. It grows easily in almost every region in our country. There are many species of linden tree. The edges of the leaves resembling the shape of the heart are threaded and long-handled. In June and July, flowers with yellowish color and characteristic odor are opened. It is a perennial plant that shed its leaves in winter.
Herodotus says that some civilizations used linden tree in religious ceremonies. In Greek mythology, it is believed that Philyra pleaded with the gods to immortalise her into a long-lasting linden tree. For the old Germans and Slavs, the linden tree is a sacred tree. Everyone who came into the world of fate as a tree of fortune surely would make lime. The Germans gave a great deal of space to the linden tree in their tales, stories and myths. There are linden trees in the center of many villages in Central Europe. These linden trees were used as the meeting point. It was the center of communication, shopping. Girls in wedding dresses showed themselves in the linden tree there. Dance festivals were held under the linden tree. Since the village courts were established under this tree, the court was also referred to by the name of the court or by the name of the court tree.
From flowers of linden flowers; linden blossom tea, linden blossom oil, linden blossom tincture, linden blossom paste, linden blossom cream, linden blossom soap, linden blossom shampoo, linden blossom vinegar and incense are produced.