Walnut leaves are considered astringent and insecticidal. *
Apply moistened tea bag to sensitive areas of the skin for topical support. *
"We use Black Walnut Leaf Tea for medical purposes, sore throats--canker sores in the mouth or denture sores, so as a result one order of the tea bags will last us a long time but when we need it we must have it available." -- FRANCISCO
Juglans nigra and Juglans cinerea are two varieties of Walnut very common in America. The inner bark of the second is used as a purgative in extract form. Its purgative effect has been compared to that of rhubarb since it causes no irritation or colic and does not weaken the intestinal tube.
Juglans ragla, which is the Common Walnut, is rich in tannin. Its leaves are used as an astringent in the form of decoction, in injections for leucorrhea and in baths for lymphatic affections.
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Hot tea brewing method: Bring freshly drawn cold water to a rolling boil. Place 1 tea bag for each cup into the teapot. Pour the boiling water into the pot, cover and let steep for 2-4 minutes. Pour into your cup; add milk and natural sweetener to taste.
Iced tea brewing method: (to make 1 liter/quart): Place 5 tea bags into a teapot or heat resistant pitcher. Pour 1 1/4 cups of freshly boiled water over the tea itself. Steep for 5 minutes. Quarter fill a serving pitcher with cold water. Pour the tea into the serving pitcher straining the tea bags. Add ice and top-up with cold water. Garnish and sweeten to taste.
We use Black Walnut Leaf Tea for medical purposes, sore throats--canker sores in the mouth or denture sores, so as a result one order of the tea bags will last us a long time but when we need it we must have it available.
-- November 14, 2007
I heard about black walnut leaf tea on an episode of House. In it, Cameron switches out House's coffee with black walnut ginger tea. It doesn't taste like walnuts, just leaves. It's not bad! I gave it to my pal Todd, who hates coffee.
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