Walnut leaves don’t have numerous benefits, but what they do, they do deeply and powerfully.
High concentrations (up to 10%) of astringent compounds called tannins account for most of the healing qualities in walnut leaf preparations. Tannins tighten and constrict tissues, making them valuable for protecting areas of skin and controlling inflammation and itching. Dermatological applications associated with walnut include viral warts, eczema, acne, psoriasis, xerosis, tinea pedis and poison ivy as well as excessive sweating of the hands and feet.In France in particular, the leaf is often applied to sunburns and scalp that is peeling and itching from dandruff. The herb is useful for a host of other mild skin disorders as well.
According to researchers, walnut leaves have anti-bacterial, anti-parasitic, and insect-repelling properties. Drinking the tea or extract of walnut leaf is amazing for cleaning out your digestive system of all parasites and returning to the balanced functioning of your gut. It helps with the inflammation of the digestive system.An intriguing survey of older farmers and shepherds in central Italy, published in the Journal of Ethnopharmacology in 1999, found that walnut leaf was one of the local plants most frequently used for repelling insects and treating parasitic infections on the skin.
It is also a helpful aid for a lot of problems, including the common cold and flu, it promotes oral health (helps with bleeding gums), general weakness, helpful for lowering blood pressure and cholesterol and many more..