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Black Walnut


Other Names: Black Walnut, American Walnut, Jupiter's Nuts, Common Walnut, Carya, Persian Walnut, English Walnut, Royal Walnut,  Juglans Nigra (Black walnut) , Juglans Regia (Common English walnut)
Traditional Usages: Food, Food Preparation, Cooking Oil, Dyeing, Acne, Eczema, Herpes, Warts, Externally for Skin Infections, Abscesses, Constipation, Intestinal Worms, Diarrhea, Tonic for Anemia, Gargle for Sore Mouth and Ulcerated Throat, Expel Wind, Apply to Wounds, Helps Deafness and the Noise in the Ears, Snake Bite
Resources: North America, Asia, Mediterranean Region, South America, Mexico, Iran
Parts Used: Leaves, Hulls, Bark, Husk
Herb Actions: Antidiarrheal, Astringent, antiparasitic, antispasmodic, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, purgative
Health Warning: Avoid during Pregnancy and Breastfeeding


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