Working with Black Walnut
Black walnut is an astringent and cooling herb commonly used for diarrhea and gastrointestinal irritation. It is also used to help treat candida infections. Due to its high tannin and napthaquinone (juglone) content, it is used internally as an anthelmintic and externally for ringworm. Black walnut is useful when traveling to areas where food or water may contain bacteria or parasites, which can cause nausea, abdominal pains, and diarrhea.
Black Walnut has a taste of BITTER and a temperature of COLD.
Conditions treated with Black Walnut
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The information offered in this database is not intended as a substitute for any that may have been prescribed by your health practitioner or physician.