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Black Walnut (Juglans nigra) is a tree native to North America, and various parts of the tree, including the hulls, leaves, and bark, have been used traditionally for medicinal purposes. The hull is the outer covering of the Black Walnut nut and is used as an herbal remedy with various potential health benefits.

Black Walnut hulls have traditionally been used for digestive support, skin conditions, and wound healing. One of the most well-known traditional uses of Black Walnut hulls is for parasite removal. They’ve been used to expel intestinal parasites like tapeworms, pinworms, and other worms. Certain active compounds, such as juglone and tannins, are believed to have anti-parasitic properties.


Other beneficial constituents in black walnut hulls include tannins, ellagic and gallic acids, flavonoids, epicatechin gallate, and rutin. These compounds may work as astringents, antimicrobials, and antioxidants, protecting against inflammation and infection.

Black Walnut has been shown in scientific studies to:

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*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. For educational purposes only.

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