Black walnut hulls are considered the premier treatment for pin worms, tapeworms, hookworms and other intestinal parasites.
Candida overgrowth is another common, rarely diagnosed health problem affecting many people. Most people have candida yeast in their digestive tract and other areas of the body. Problems start with a diet high in simple sugars, simple starchy carbs, drinking chlorinated water, prolonged stress and mostly antibiotic abuse.
Studies using black walnut extract have shown it to be as effective against candida, as commercial antifungal treatments. The high levels of astringent tannins and other compounds in black walnut treatments change the intestinal environment to make it unfavorable for the candida fungus and other harmful parasites.
Together with its powerful anti-parasitic and anti-fungal properties for your gastrointestinal tract, black walnut has other beneficial effects on your digestive system.Black walnut hull can tone and heal inflamed intestinal tissue, as well as benefit the environment of the digestive tract for more effective assimilation of nutrients and elimination of toxins.
Soothe Sore Throat
Gargling with black walnut extract diluted in water to treats sore throat, tonsillitis and mouth sores. The astringent tannins and naturally antiseptic iodine provide the health benefits.
Warts and Cold Sores
Black walnut hull extract is known to make warts shrivel up and die. Apply directly to the wart daily and cover. Cold sores can also be treated and their healing sped up with black walnut hull tincture. Due to the high natural iodine content, this would be visible so may be best done on a day off or before bed.
One of the more unusual benefits of black walnut, it is known to help reduce excessive sweating. The high levels of tannin contained in the hulls are believed to have an effect on overactive sweat glands and decrease the amount of sweat they produce.