Want to know how to use walnut leaves for health? Continue reading and find out the main walnut leaf uses.
The walnut leaves (Juglans regia) are picked while they are still green in order to preserve their hypoglycemic, and diuretic properties, as well as their digestive and kidney infections prevention benefits. Detach the walnut leaves from the branches, but remove the stems. Dry the walnut leaves naturally in a dry and shaded place, in a thin layer. After complete drying, store the walnut leaves in paper bags, or glass jars and use them over the next two years.
Walnut leaves have strong hypoglycemic and diuretic properties and help metabolise sugars and fats.
How to Use Walnut Leaves for Health
There are two main ways to use walnut leaves for healing purposes. First is the walnut leaves powder, and second is the combined infusion of walnut leaves. Walnut leaves decoction is another natural way to use walnut leaves topically, as you will see. Let’s start with the first one.
How to Make Walnut Leaves Powder
To make the walnut leaves powder grind the dried leaves as fine as possible using an electric coffee grinder. The walnut leaf powder is stored in sealed glass jars, in dark and cool places, and can be used for the following 2 weeks maximum (since their volatile oils evaporate very quickly). You can always make the walnut leaf powder on the spot to enjoy its maximum healing properties.
How to Make Walnut Leaves Combine Infusion
The combined walnut leaves infusion is the most powerful medicine you can make with walnut leaves. Soak 3-4 tablespoons of chopped walnut leaves in half a liter (2 cups) of water for 8-10 hours, or overnight. Strain and set aside. Scald the used walnut leaves in another half liter of water, then allow the infusion to cool and strain. Finally, mix the two extracts to make approximately one liter of combined walnut leaf infusion (4 cups). This tea is used internally.
How to Use Walnut Leaves – 4 Walnut Leaf Uses
- Diabetes adjuvant – one teaspoon of walnut leaf powder 4 times a day, over the course of 3 months; pause for 1 month and resume if necessary.
- Excessive sweating – one teaspoon of walnut leaf powder 3-4 times a day, for 30 days.
- Vaginal infections with candida, or staphylococci – use 100-200 ml of warm combined walnut leaves infusion for vaginal douches daily, for 4-5 days. Then do the vaginal douches with the combined walnut leaves infusion every 2-3 days, until complete healing.
- Varicose veins, hemorrhoids, gout, sweaty feet, dandruff – repeated baths with walnut leaves decoction; to make the decoction boil 500 grams of dried walnut leaves in 2 liters (8 cups) of water. Use it to wash/rinse the affected areas.
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The internal use of walnut leaf remedies in too high doses can be irritating for people with digestive problems. You should not use walnut remedies alongside Iceland moss or quinine. Use carefully in cases of hyperthyroidism, irritable colon, and acid gastritis. If you suffer from insulin-dependent diabetes, monitor your blood sugar very strictly and adjust insulin doses accordingly to prevent hypoglycemia. If you’ve enjoyed learning how to use walnut leaves for health, please share this article. Stay healthy, naturally!
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