The healing properties of walnut leaves in recipes of folk medicine

Botanists refer a walnut to the genus of walnut family nuts. Adult walnut tree reaches up to 25 meters in height. Its trunk is very thick( up to 7 meters in diameter), gray bark. The crone grows dense and extensive. The leaves themselves consist of 7 leaf plates elongated oval. During flowering the tree is covered with inflorescences of a greenish shade, which are pollinated by the wind. In May the tree is covered with foliage. Blossoms only for 5-10 years of his life.

  • chemical composition
  • Medicinal Properties
  • curative recipes
  • Avitaminosis
  • bronchitis and pneumonia
  • purulent wounds
  • Headaches and pressure
  • Diarrhea
  • Diabetes( useful for Type II diabetes)
  • Thyroid
  • Constipation
  • Zolotukha, eczema
  • Impotence
  • Menstrual irregularity
  • Iodine deficiency
  • Nervous exhaustion
  • Gout
  • Rickets
  • Rheumatism
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Acne
  • Fatigue
  • Gastric ulcers
  • Contraindications
  • Procurement and storage of

Wild walnut is widespread in the Transcaucasus, in the south of Asia( India, China, Iran), in Greece. Cultivated several hundred years in many countries in Europe and in Russia. In medicine, walnut leaves are not used, but they are very popular in folk medicine.

Chemical Composition

Leaves contain B vitamins( B1, B6 and B8), retinol( vitamin A), ascorbic acid( vitamin C), vitamin E and PP.Also in the leaves of the plant are essential oils, tannins, alkaloids( Yuglundin), juglon( fights against tumor formations), flavonoids, flavoxanthin, violaxanthin and cryptoxanthin, organic acids, iodine, potassium and other ingredients.

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Medicinal properties of

In the arsenal of walnut leaves a whole range of actions that they have on the human body:

  • stop bleeding,
  • fight inflammation,
  • wound healing,
  • stimulation of immunity,
  • fight with pain syndrome,
  • disposal fromhelminths,
  • seasonal vitamin deficiency,
  • child rickets,
  • gastrointestinal diseases,
  • internal bleeding,
  • bone repair,
  • for infectious diseases,
  • for diarrhea.
Learn also about the application in the folk medicine of black walnut
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Healing recipes

The following recipes were tested:

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2 tablespoons dryleaves of walnut are poured 300 milliliters of boiling water and insist half an hour. The composition is filtered. Cooled tincture is taken 3 times a day.

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Bronchitis and pneumonia

100 grams of crushed aloe is poured in water at a ratio of 1: 3.The mixture is infused for 1.5 hours. The resulting composition is filtered and mixed with 0.5 kg of crushed walnut leaves and 300 grams of honey. The balsam is put in a glass container and tightly closed with a lid. Apply on a teaspoon three times a day before meals.

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Purulent wounds

30 grams of dried leaves pour a glass of olive oil. Use dark glassware. The container is closed and infused for 7 days, mixed daily. The received tincture is heated for 3 hours in a water bath. The composition is filtered and boiled again in a water bath, then there are added 30 grams of beeswax. Cooled ointment is used for purulent wounds several times a day.

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Headaches and pressure

In equal proportions take the leaves, septa and skin of the fruit of the walnut. Pour steep boiling water, drain. Take half a glass 3 times a day with honey.

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The glass container is filled one third with leaves and poured to the end with alcohol, the mixture is infused for a week and filtered. Take 10 drops per glass of water three times a day.

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Diabetes( topical for type 2 diabetes)

A tablespoon of dry raw material should be filled with a glass of boiling water. Cap tightly close the lid and insist half an hour. Strain through gauze. Use a decoction of 50 grams 3 times a day.

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Thyroid gland diseases

After the walnut tree ceases to bloom, take a sheet from it, wash it and apply it to the thyroid gland for the night, fix it with adhesive tape. Repeat the procedure for one month.

You can use the tincture for the rest of the year. In a three-liter jar, the leaves are densely packed in a third, filled with vodka. The container is closed with a lid, wrapped in a dark cloth and placed in a dark place. You need to insist 3 weeks, then pour on bottles and take half an hour before meals for 1 tablespoon for a month. Do two-week breaks between courses.

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Constipation of

50 grams of walnut and its leaves to fill in a liter of hot boiled milk. The mixture should once again boil. Cooled broth is divided into five meals and consumed during the day.

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Zolotukha, eczema

10 grams is filled with 0.5 liters of water. The resulting mixture is boiled and infused. Cooled broth is used as compresses.

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Ground kernels of walnut and its crushed leaves in equal proportions are added honey. Use the composition twice a day for a teaspoon half an hour after eating with milk or kefir. The course of treatment is about a month.

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Disorder of the menstrual cycle

2 teaspoons of finely chopped leaves are poured into 250 milliliters of cold water, the mixture boils for 3-5 minutes. The filtered liquid is used on a cup 2-3 times a day.

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Iodine deficiency

Green walnut fruit and fresh leaves in the right amount put in a bowl with a thick bottom and pour steep boiling water 2-3 cm above the contents. Brew for half an hour. The resulting broth diluted with water until light brown. Drink three times a day for half a glass after eating.

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Nervous exhaustion of

1-2 teaspoons of dry leaves pour 200 ml of water, bring to a boil and keep for 30 minutes at low heat. Use broth instead of tea.

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Mix dry walnut leaves with unrefined sunflower oil in a ratio of 1:10.Infuse for 3 weeks. The resulting ointment should be applied under the bandage.

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5 grams of small-leafed leaves pour a glass of boiling water. Eat 1 tablespoon 3 times a day before meals and at bedtime.

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Leave to the top with olive oil, insist 3 days. Press the leaves to apply to the sore spots at night in several layers. Wrap gauze.

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Cardiovascular failure

Recipe 1. A teaspoonful of leaves is poured with a glass of steep boiling water. The mixture is infused for about half an hour and filtered. The received product is taken 1 tablespoon before meals. In especially severe clinical pictures, it is possible to double the dose of dry raw materials and insist it not for half an hour, but 60 minutes. The pattern of use is identical.

Recipe 2. A glass of nut kernels grind with a glass of leaves in a meat grinder. Add 10 tablespoons of lemon juice and a glass of honey. Put the mixture in the refrigerator. Half an hour before meals, take a tablespoon three times a day. The course of treatment will end when you spend the entire staff.

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Squeeze 1 glass of juice from the leaves, mix it with 30 grams of alcohol and insist on sun for a day and warm at night. Then evaporate for 2 hours in a water bath, add 30 grams of butter and again steamed for 2 hours. The resulting mixture is mixed with 50 grams of beeswax and 30 grams of propolis and again steamed for 2 hours, strain. Apply ointment to problem areas of the skin.

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Tincture of walnut leaves and 1 teaspoon of honey diluted in a glass of warm boiled water, add 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar. Take a teaspoon from morning to meal.

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Stomach ulcers

A teaspoon of dry foliage is poured into 200 milliliters of steep boiling water. The mixture is infused for about 10-15 minutes. Then the resulting filtered decoction can be drunk as tea between meals.

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Contraindicated drugs on the basis of leaves to people suffering from an allergic reaction to at least one component of the composition.

It is not recommended to consume the plant with thrombophlebitis: blood viscosity increases, the risk of blood clots and stroke attacks increases.

It is not advisable to use leaves for people with acute gastrointestinal diseases.

Not recommended during pregnancy and feeding.

It is not recommended to drink alcoholic infusions for children under 12 years of age.

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Procurement and storage of

The period of harvesting walnut leaves falls on June, this month the leaves reach the maximum development. It is preferable to dry the leaves under the sun's rays. It is inadmissible to form black on plates, blackened leaves no longer have a therapeutic effect.

Store the dried leaves in bags of natural fabrics or in small plastic bags in a dark place away from high humidity and sudden temperature changes. Shelf life of dried leaves is 2 years.

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