Let’s take a look at what’s so great about walnut leaves and how you can use them!?
The walnut tree (Juglans regia) is native to Persia and is associated with many legends. For example, it was believed that the walnut tree expels all evil spirits. In ancient times, it was called the tree of Jupiter, since absolutely all parts of the tree – fruits, leaves and even bark, are beneficial to people, just like the planet Jupiter. Even the medieval physician Avicenna wrote about the healing properties of this tree, he healed wounds and treated diseases such as dysentery and all kinds of poisoning with the help of its leaves.
Nowadays, walnut leaves can be used in teas, tinctures, hair rinses, ubtans, scrubs, masks, and even baths. And also, you can make an excellent healing tincture from walnut leaves (of course, we will share the recipe for our family tincture from walnut leaves).
1. Walnut leaf tea
Walnut leaves are especially beneficial for natural wound healing and parasite prevention as they have antibacterial and antiparasitic properties. They also work very powerfully with the thyroid gland, and for all its pathologies, they restore functions in the areas of gynecology and mammology in women.
Useful properties of foliage. can be extracted by brewing them in water, as a tea or infusion. You can simply drink a part, and use the infusion to rinse your hair, face and body.
While walnuts promote gut health, are a rich source of omega-3s, and promote healthy brain function, the leaves provide a slightly different effect. Walnut leaf tea is used internally to treat such ailments as: diabetes, diarrhea, hemorrhoids, gout, harmful impurities in the blood, excessive sweating, anemia, intestinal parasites. As an astringent and antiseptic, tea promotes wound healing and skin regeneration. Tea from walnut leaves helps not only to improve health, but also to improve the figure. The drink promotes weight loss. The fact is that this tea helps to speed up metabolic processes, improve digestion processes, and normalize blood sugar levels. And, of course, the drink contains few calories.
To make a delicious cup of walnut tea, take 1 tablespoon of “ANGUZ” walnut leaf powder per liter of water and bring to a boil, when foam starts to rise, remove from heat. After removing the broth from the heat, let it brew under the lid for about 10 minutes. It is not necessary to filter, as the particles are very small and they settle at the bottom of the cup. Such tea can be drunk in winter, hot, or in summer with ice cubes. If you have never tasted it before, the taste may seem strange at first (somewhat remotely, it resembles Japanese matcha tea). But by continuing to drink it (preferably no more than 2-3 cups a day), you will find that you still like the taste. Just be careful, walnut leaf tea is contraindicated if you are sensitive to tannins.
When combined with other herbs, such as blackberry leaves, it makes a pleasant, tonic, herbal tea that can be served any time you feel the need for it.
2. Walnut leaf tincture
We live in a time when there is a variety of food, and at the same time, digestive disorders are not uncommon. Of course, you always need to look at the composition of the products, take into account the expiration date and quality of the products. All kinds of additives, preservatives, sweeteners, food coloring, unpurified water can lead to unexpected surprises.
If the thought of intestinal worms makes you shudder, you are not alone. This happens more often than we would like to think, both in animals and in humans. You can eat as much raw garlic and pumpkin seeds as you want, but an extra sip of walnut leaf tincture won’t hurt your intestines either. In fact, this will greatly help him in the process of getting rid of toxins and toxins.
The tincture will not only get rid of parasites, but will also help you recover faster from a common cold or flu.
Walnut leaf tincture – this is a herbal remedy, the recipe of which we will definitely share with you below.
Preparing the tincture:
Take 2 tablespoons of ground “ANGUZ” walnut leaves per 1 liter glass jar. Pour 500 ml of vodka or cognac, and leave to infuse in a dark place for 4-6 weeks. You don’t need to strain. Store the tincture in a dark glass bottle. Use appropriately and as needed. Most people will need 15-20 drops a day. The walnut leaf tincture cooked with cognac is absolutely delicious.
This remedy is not only useful for cleansing the digestive tract, but can also help your teeth and gums get rid of disease-causing microbes, and increase the tone of the gums.
From green, unripe walnuts, you can make a wonderful liquor. We will share our family recipe in future articles.
3. Walnut leaf hair rinse for nutrition and growth and against hair loss
The young leaves and green shells of the walnut are a rich source of vitamins and minerals needed for a healthy scalp. They contain: manganese, iodine, magnesium, calcium, silicon, selenium, potassium, iron, sodium, phosphorus, beta-carotene, as well as B vitamins, vitamins C, E, K and vitamin P.
The leaves and green shell, fresh and dried, contain dyes that give the hair a brown color. So keep this in mind if you are blonde.
Preparing rinse aid:
Take a container that does not absorb color, pour 1 liter of water and fall asleep 1 tablespoon ANGUZ walnut leaf powder. Put on fire and bring the mixture to a boil, stirring constantly. Be careful not to spill over the edge. As soon as the foam rises, remove from heat and let the broth cool.
When the broth has cooled, strain it through cheesecloth, add 1 tablespoon glycerin and mix thoroughly.
Apply rinse aid to washed hair (best to do this over a small basin so that the surface of the tub does not stain). After rinsing, wring out the hair slightly and dry it (no need to rinse).
Use every time you wash your hair until the effect is achieved. For the third time, your hair will stop falling out by 1/3.
4. Ubtan from walnut fruits, shells and leaves for skin nutrition and regeneration.
Ubtan – traditional Ayurvedic dry mix for cleansing and nourishing the skin of the face, body, head and hair. We want to share one of our family recipes for maintaining and preserving the beauty and youthfulness of the skin.
Take 50 g of walnuts, grind to a very fine fraction in a blender. Add 30 g of ANGUZ walnut leaf powder and 20 g of Biohack Coffee (from walnut shells). Mix thoroughly. Store the dry mix in the refrigerator to prevent the nuts from going rancid.
Before each use, add warm milk to the state of gruel and apply with light massaging circular movements on the face, neck and décolleté. After working all the areas, you can leave the ubtan for 15-20 minutes and then rinse. Your skin will glow! This ubtan can also be used for the body, it perfectly scrubs and nourishes the skin.
5. Bath of decoction of walnut leaves.
To take a bath, a strong decoction of walnut leaves is prepared:
You need to take 4 tablespoons of the powder from the leaves of the walnut “ANGUZ”, for half a liter of boiling water. Insist for an hour, and then pour into the bath, in which you need to lie down for 30-60 minutes. At the same time, you must understand that the bath after this procedure will need to be thoroughly cleaned with abrasives, as the bath will absorb the color of the broth. But beauty, as they say, requires sacrifice!
Be healthy, young and beautiful, your “ANGUZ”!