Fun Fact: Black Walnut leaves can be used to kill fleas. Simply
pick branches with leaves and lay across the floor of home.
Black Walnut is a great source of iodine, especially in the outer hulls of the nuts. This plant also has potassium, magnesium, manganese, sulfur, copper and silica. The nuts contain lots of fatty acids.
The Black Walnut plant can help balance the nerves, intestines, Lymphatic System and the skin. It affects the following meridians: Large Intestine, Spleen, and Kidney.
Here's our walnuts!
Tincture Internal uses:
Parasites (intestinal worms)
Dosage: Take 15-30 drops 3-4 times daily.
Leaf and Bark Tincture
5. Repeat blending with dried bark, making sure to have a 1:1 ratio of leaves to bark.
We used 1 oz of each and poured 8 oz of 100 proof vodka into jar. *Although, the recipe only requires 20 proof vodka. 100 proof is just our personal preference.
6. Seal & set in the sun. Gently shake twice a day for 2 weeks. Then, strain and bottle the liquid. Don't forget to label your bottle!
Tincture External uses:
Dosage: Apply 15-30 drops 3-4 times daily to the area of concern.
-The Book of Herbal Wisdom Using Plants as Medicine by Matthew Wood
-Practical Herbalism Ordinary Plants with Extraordinary Powers by Philip Fritchey, MH, ND, CNHP
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None of these posts have been evaluated by the FDA. They are not intended to cure, treat, or diagnose any disease. As with any medical concerns, always consult your medical professional before trying any of the ideas presented on this blog. All information has been obtained from various sources and personal experiences.