Black Walnut Hulls Cut And Sifted by the Ounce
Common Names: Walnut Bark
Scientific Name: Juglans Nigra
Common Uses: Astringent, laxative, alterative, Leaves: alterative, Rind: herpatic, Use an infusion or decoction for diarrhea and to stop the production of milk. Use it as a douche for leukorrhea and as a mouthwash for soreness in the mouth or inflamed tonsils. The leaves can be used to make a cleansing wash, and the green rind of the fruit makes a good poultice to get rid of ringworm. Dried bark may be taken in a strong infusion as a purgative. The unripe nut kills intestinal worms. Chewing the bark is a remedy for toothache; an insecticide for bed bugs. Rubbed on the skin, the extract of black walnut is said to help eczema, herpes, psoriasis, fungus infections, and skin parasites. Native Americans used inner-bark tea as an emetic, laxative, chewed the bark for colic, poulticed for inflammation.
*Warnings: Husk will stain anything it touches.
Origin: Found in rich woods. Western Massachusetts to Florida; Texas to Minnesota. Canada