It is a well-documented vermifuge (parasite killing herb) that is effective at helping the body rid itself of a broad spectrum of parasites. With the added laxative effect, it expels parasites expertly as part of its cleansing of the body Black walnut is effective against pinworm, ringworm, tapeworm, and other intestinal parasites.
It has been used throughout history for treatment of intestinal problems, snakebites, open wounds, ulcers, scurvy, and as one of the most effective laxatives available.
Because of its dark colour, the outer hull is also used as a dye and was used in brown hair dye until the early 1900s.
Black Walnut is a good source of beta-carotene, acids, calcium, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, potassium, selenium, silicon, zinc, tannin, B-vitamins, and vitamin C.
Other uses include:
- aiding digestion
- helping relieve colic
- helping relieve heartburn
- helping relieve flatulence
- stimulating bile flow
- easing pain in spleen
- balancing blood sugar levels
- warding off heart disease
- combating malaria
- helping with syphilis
- helping with skin conditions such as boils and acne
- tinea and acne
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