Black Walnut Leaf Organic
Black Walnut Leaf Organic is from the black walnut tree—Juglans nigra, a North American species of deciduous hardwood that grows as high as 100 feet. The leaves, which can be over one foot long, are especially pungent when rubbed or bruised.
Black Walnut Leaf Organic, like black walnut hull, is high in tannic acid and noted for its astringent qualities, making it practical for applications in washes and poultices for a myriad of skin and inflammatory conditions. Tea infusions can be applied as mouthwashes for sore throats or inflamed tonsils or as a way to reduce perspiration. The renowned seventeenth century herbalist, Nicholas Culpeper, prescribed Black Walnut Leaf Organic to draw out poisonous venom from snakebites and spider bites. Native Americans used both black walnut leaf and organic black walnut hull for skin problems and as a laxative.
Also, like black walnut hull, Black Walnut Leaf Organic is considered a vermifuge and antifungal for its apparent ability to cleanse the body of many types of parasites, fungal infections and candida.
Many herbalists consider Black Walnut Leaf Organic a practical tonic for digestion, intestinal cleansing and relief of diarrhea. Herbalists rely on the bulk cut and sifted black walnut leaves for tea preparations and decoctions for helping to promote appetite, to relieve heartburn and bilious conditions like colic.
Black Walnut Leaf Organic contains a high vitamin C content, as well. Folk medicine recorded experience with healing skin conditions with specially prepared walnut jams.
Comes in heat sealed and labeled package
USDA Certified Organic