Black Walnut (Juglans nigra)

Definition:Rich in organic tannins, this herb has antifungal and astringent properties which predispose its use for parasitic infections, skin fungi and other skin eruptions.
Applications:Athlete's foot, boils, Candida albicans (yeast infections), canker sores, cold sores, eczema, fungus, gum disease, herpes, intestinal parasites, tapeworm and tuberculosis.
Scientific Updates:Recent research strongly suggests that black walnut has antifungal properties as well as an antiseptic action.Clinical studies have found that certain constituents in black walnut have anticancer properties.This particular action may link the connection of viruses and parasites to malignancies.16 The high tannin content of black walnut is primarily responsible for it ability to expel worms and parasites. Black walnut has been shown to be specific for treatment of Candida albicans.

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