Juglans nigra (Black Walnut)

juglans nigra

Cook, Will. “Black Walnut (Juglans Nigra).” Black Walnut (Juglans Nigra). Carolinanature.com, 2008. Web. 18 Mar. 2016.

Scientific Name  Juglans nigra
Common Names  Black Walnut
Nativity  Native
Medicinal or Edible Section  Seed, Bark, Fruit, Leaves, Seed Oil, Sap
Medicinal and Edible Uses  Seed- dessert nut, widely used in cakes; Bark- laxative,  infusion treats diarrhea, treats  toothache, headaches; Fruit- juice treats ringworm, strengthens hair follicles; Leaves- rubbed on  body to treat ringworm; Seed Oil- treats leprosy and wounds; Sap- used in syrups, treats  inflammations
Used to treat  Blood Pressure, Cathartic/Laxative, Diarrhea, Fever, Insecticides, Intestinal Worms,  Psychological Aids, Skin, Stomach

Sandy Hook Herbarium can not take any responsibility for any adverse effects from the use of plants. Always seek advice from a professional before using a plant medicinally.

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