juglans nigra

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black walnut

black walnut

Tree grows to 120 feet. (40m) Rounded lime-shaped fruit- a very strong anti-parasite herb and mitosis inhibitor (helps stop cancer cells from dividing) Rich in iodine, important for production of thyroid hormones. Green hulls of black walnut are even better for anti-parasite action. Leaf tea is astringent ((bleeding, diarrhea), insecticide against bedbugs, anti-fungal against athlete’s foot(ringworm), lice, anti-viral, anti-tumor, and very strong sedative. Leaf tea also used for eczema, hives and boils. This plant packs some power! The nut is covered in a shell, which is covered in a husk. After collecting, remove husk and let nut dry for a couple of weeks. Then like with acorns, put them in water. Throw out any that float. Put in hot water and soak for a day (water can cool down while soaking). Throw out water, add new hot water and soak a couple more hours. Then remove shells and seal in glass jars in refrigerator for up to a year. The green hulls can be ground into a powder and used for parasite killing internally or externally. It’s in my parasite formula. Inner bark is laxative. Do not use internally if pregnant.
Edible Plant Guide © 2012 Markus Rothkranz
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Paschke MW, Dawson JO, David MB (1989) Soil nitrogen mineralization in plantations of Juglans nigra interplanted with actinorhizal Elaeagnus umbellata or Alnus glutinosa.
The induction of equine laminitis with an aqueous extract of the heartwood of black walnut (Juglans nigra).
Some species, like Juglans nigra, use stress-induced leaf abscission during summer to increase the root-shoot ratio in order to maintain a more favorable water balance during summer droughts (Parker & Pallardy, 1985; Pallardy & Rhoads, 1993).
Ethanol extracts of barks of Carya ovata, Quercus rubra, Acer saccharum, Juglans nigra and Sassafras albidum all inhibited seed germination of Rhus radicans (Tukey hsd multiple comparisons; Table 4).
Eastern black walnut (Juglans nigra) and several other Juglans species in North America are currently under threat from an emergent, often fatal disease known as thousand cankers disease (Tisserat et al.
Black walnut, Juglans nigra L., is native to eastern North America and is valued for its economic, ornamental, and ecological importance throughout the United States (Williams 1990; Harlow & Harrar 1969; Smith & Follmer 1972).
Around 20 other species of walnut tree grow in various parts of the world, some also producing good stock wood, most notably a couple native to North America, the eastern black walnut Juglans nigra, and the western black walnut more commonly known as Claro (Juglans hindsii).
Drainage improves as the terrain rises to a moderate ridge (ecosystem 3), where a layer of well drained, deep sand (300 cm) supports northern red oak, tuliptree (Liriodendron tulipifera L.), and black walnut (Juglans nigra L).
Homeowners can do this by planting the borders of their properties with native trees such as white oaks (Quercus alba), black willows (Salix nigra), red maples (Acer rubrum), green ashes (Fraxinus pennsylvanica), black walnuts (Juglans nigra), river birches (Betula nigra), and shag-bark hickories (Carya ovata).
The black walnut, Juglans nigra, is a tree famous for its nuts, which are harvested en masse each October.
The least disturbed forest occurs on the bluff face, and is dominated by Acer saccharum, Fraxinus americana, Tilia americana, Juglans nigra and Celtis occidentalis.