Walnut. Properties. Medicinal Plants

Walnut (Juglans regia)

Walnut Properties

Its leaves
- Has a high tannin content. Good astringent (diarrhea).
- Useful as bitter tonic in cases of rickets and anemia (rheumatism, gout, anorexia, dyspepsia hiposecretoras).
- Helping in mild diabetes.
- For topical use: wounds and ulcerations of the skin, mouth or corneal, blepharitis, abscesses, boils, psoriasis, conjunctivitis, stomatitis, pharyngitis, eczema, erythema, pruritus, vulvovaginitis, excessive sweating of hands and feet.
Its oil
- Used for: dry skin, psoriasis, dry eczema, burns.

Walnut. Contraindications
- Treatment with iron salts, alkaloids and gelatin, for its abundance of tannins.
- No PLS USE dosage forms containing alcohol to children under two years or people with ethyl.
- In gastritis, gastric ulcer: tannins can irritate the stomach lining, this side effect can be alleviated by combining walnut marshmallow.

Walnut. Side Effects

None known.

Toxicity: 0 - 1 - 2 - 3
- How any plant that is used against diabetes is the physician who should monitor the amount of blood sugar if you lower the dose of insulin or other oral therapies.
- As with any medicinal plants that can be taken in tincture or fluid extract should always be kept in mind the alcohol content.

(0 = none, 1 = something toxic, 2 = toxic, 3 = very toxic)

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