Black Walnut, Juglans nigra
Essential Oil: none
Uses: The green hull (around the walnut) is used as antiseptic, astrigent, anti fungal, laxative, and emetic. Fresh hulls can be used in teas, tinctures, salves and infused oils.
Quick Tip: Mix Black Walnut Hull powder with arrowroot starch or baking soda to dust over athlete’s foot problems.
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