Black Walnut is one herb that you'll want to start taking before you leave the country and go to another country that has poor water conditions. Black walnut will help prevent and also kill parasites. It has a keen ability to burn up excessive toxins in the body. When my daughter when to Mexico, I set her up on a two-week regimen of black walnut hulls, lactobacillus acidophilus and licorice root prior to her leaving the country, which she also took during her stay. When she returned, everyone else had gastro-intestinal symptoms except her.
Black Walnut helps to balance sugar levels. When Black Walnut is used as an extract it is great for poison oak, ringworm and skin problems of all kinds, especially acne. The brown stain that is seen in the green husk of a Black Walnut contains an organic iodine that has antiseptic properties for healing. Black Walnut has also been known to restore good tooth enamel. Black Walnut has large amounts of Vitamin B12. It also contains the minerals magnesium, manganese, silica, calcium, phosphorus, potassium and iron. Black Walnut also contains protein.
Medications (orals drugs) that are taken by mouth can interact with Black Walut. Black walnut hulls contain a large amount of tannins. Tannins are chemicals that absorb substances in the stomach and intestines. When black walnut is taken along with oral medications, it can decrease how much medicine your body absorbs, thereby decreasing the effectiveness of your medicine. To prevent this interaction from occurring, take black walnut at least one hour after oral medications.
Hulls and leaves
Black Walnut is used for abscesses, acne, and as an antiperspirant. Black Walnut has also been used as an antiseptic, used for skin conditions such as boils, carbuncles and eczema. Black Walnut helps to stop lactation, used for internal parasites, skin rashes, ringworm and intestinal worms.
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