One of the key active components of the black walnut hull is juglone. Juglone exerts its effect by inhibiting certain enzymes needed for metabolic function. Itâ€™s highly toxic to many insect herbivores â€” itâ€™s often used by organic gardeners as a natural pesticide â€” and researchers have observed that black walnut can expel parasitic worms from the body.
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Starwest Black Walnut Hulls Powder, Organic, 1 lb.
ITEM CODE #209156-51
Standardized: black walnut
Juglans nigra L.
Plant Family: Juglandaceae
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.
Juglone, vitamin C, zinc.
The powdered hull.
Tinctures, pastes and slurries. Up to 1 teaspoon of the herb 3 times a week taken internally as a tea.
Black walnut hulls contain juglone.
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.
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This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.