Black Walnut hulls have been used in traditional medicine to eliminate parasites. It has also been employed to help reduce lymphatic swellings.

Black Walnut is known to be a good source of iodine which is essential to allow proper functioning of the thyroid gland (responsible for weight and temper). Externally, it has been used in the treatment of vaginal infections and skin troubles such as indolent ulcers, eczema, poison ivy, etc.

Common Names: Black Walnut, Jupiter’s Nut.
Parts Used: Hulls.



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10 to 40 drops three times per day. Externally, use as needed. As a douche, 80 drops in 1 cup of distilled water.

References: HOWARD, Dr. A. B., Herbal Extracts, First Edition, The Blue Goose Press, Michigan, 1983. MONDADORI, Arnoldo, Atlas des plantes médicinales, Fernand Nathan, Paris, 1976.