Herbs

Black Walnut Hull Powder

COMMON NAME

 Standardized: black walnut

 BOTANICAL NAME

 Juglans nigra L.
Plant Family: Juglandaceae

 OVERVIEW

 The black walnut is a native tree of North America. Black walnuts are smaller, harder, and more pungent than the English walnuts sold in grocery stores. The hulls without the meaty kernels inside are used in herbal medicine. Black walnut trees exude a sap that discourages growth of competing plants over their roots. Black Walnut has been known to be a powerful herb in the use of parasites. Said to not just stun the parasites in the system, but kill them. 

PARTS USED

The powdered hull.

TYPICAL PREPARATIONS

Tinctures, pastes and slurries. Up to 1 teaspoon of the herb 3 times a week taken internally as a tea.

 

PRECAUTIONS

 Specific: Not recommended for long term use.
General: We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications.

 

For educational purposes only This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.
This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

 

Some Information provided by Mountain Rose Herbs and HerbGuru.