Use walnuts

August 12, 2017 17:59 | Drug Plants

Calorie and chemical composition

Below is the content of nutrients (calories, protein, fat, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals) per 100 grams of edible portion of walnut.
Nutritional value
Calories 656 kcal Protein 16.2 g

Fat 60.8 g Carbohydrates 11.1 g

Dietary Fiber 6.1 g Water 3.8 g

saturated fatty acids 6.2 g
Mono- and disaccharides
3.9 g Starch 7.2 g 2 g

Vitamins Vitamin PP 1,2 mg
beta-carotene 0.05 mg
Vitamin A (RE) 8 mcg
Vitamin B1 (thiamine)0.39 mg
Vitamin B2 (riboflavin) 0.12 mg
Vitamin B5 (pantothenic)
0.8 mg Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine) 0.8 mg
Vitamin B9 (folic) 77 mcg
Vitamin C 5,8 mg
the E Vitamin (TE) 2.6 mg
Vitamin K (phylloquinone) 2.7 mcg Vitamin
the PP (niacin equivalent) 4.8 mg

Macronutrients Calcium 89 mg 120 mg Magnesium

7 mg Sodium 474 mg Potassium

Phosphorus 332 mg 25 mg Chlorine

Sulfur 100 mg
Iron 2 mg Zinc 2.57 mg

Iodine 3,1 mg Copper 527 mcg

Manganese 1.9 mg 4.9 mg Selenium

Fluoride685 mcg
Cobalt 7.3 g

Useful properties

Since ancient times, the juice of unripe green shells walnut used for hair coloring.If you want to give your hair a soft chestnut shade, try to rinse your head after washing the following broth 3 tablespoons chopped green nut shells or leaves per liter of water boil for 10 minutes, strain, cool to 36-40 ° C. The color can be strengthened or weakened if, respectivelyincrease or decrease the amount of raw materials and water.The same broth rinse the throat with inflammatory processes, the mouth - when loosening the gums.

powder from the dried pericarp unripened nut (it needs a little - literally at the tip of a knife) stops nosebleeds, they sprinkled abrasions on the skin.

small amount of fresh walnut oil can be obtained from the nuts themselves.Thoroughly mash or crush multiple cores to a powder.Cut a small flap of an old nylon stocking (gauze is not necessary - it will absorb oil) and make a "bundle" with hazelnut content.Spinning side "knot", you will act like a press.Fresh peanut butter to lubricate the eyelids in conjunctivitis, it helps for burns, non-healing wounds.Learn more about the useful properties, see here.

When purulent rashes on the skin, acne, eczema, herpes make bath of decoction of dried leaves of walnut (300 g per 1 liter of water, boil for 20 minutes, to insist 3-4 hours, drain, add a concentrated decoction in water bath).

not only the fruits - the leaves are highly phytoncide - they are afraid of the smell of flies, moths.Dry leaves shift fur, woolen garments.Harvest (dried) leaves at flowering time (May, June).

With the purpose of treatment used leaves, fresh unripe fruits and cake.A decoction of the leaves (tablespoon per cup of boiling water, boil for 15 minutes) is useful for diarrhea, atherosclerosis, chronic eczema, gout - drink it instead of tea three times a day over a glass.By the same broth do well lotions and compresses with inflamed eyelids, baths for rheumatism, gout, rickets.Fresh, mashed leaves are applied to boils.

well-established medicinal tincture of green melkonarezanyh young fruits (7-8 nuts per 200 grams of vodka).Nuts insist in a dark bottle in the sun 2 weeks - Black odorous tincture helps with diarrhea and poor digestion (a tablespoon three times a day after meals).

In cosmetics used core, peel fresh nuts, leaves, as well as peanut butter.Perfume industry produces various nut fitoshampuni which contain extract of walnut.

In many countries, the leaves and the pulp of the pericarp of walnut is widely used in cosmetics for the production of ointments and creams for the treatment of acne, inflammatory skin diseases.

For better and quick tanning should lubricate the skin peanut butter.

chestnut hair shade can be obtained using fresh green walnut shells.For this purpose it is necessary to grind the shells, spread with water to a slurry state and apply on hair for 15-20 minutes, then rinse with warm water.

recommend using vegetable milk for wiping any skin: soap (15 grams) of finely planed, pour 0.5 cups of water, put in a water bath and heated to dissolve the soap.To a solution should be added to 15 grams of beeswax and continuing to heat up, give it to melt, stirring occasionally.Apart from the walnut kernels cook "milk".To do this, the kernel peel (they are easy to clean if they pour boiling water and leave for a while), 4-5 finely crushed nuts, then slowly, with vigorous stirring, add a quarter cup of water.The resulting milk-like liquid drain through a clean cloth, squeeze out the residue.Thus obtained "milk" pour (very slowly, drop by drop at first) in the pre-prepared hot mixture.Then pour the entire contents into the bottle, shake well and add 100 grams of camphor alcohol or vodka.The resulting preparation is good to save the fresh appearance of the skin and reduce pores.It can be stored for a long time.

Recipe mask: nut free from the shell, grind until smooth, add a teaspoon of butter, egg yolk and a teaspoon of the same amount of honey, all mixed thoroughly.Apply mask on face for 20-30 minutes, then rinse.Vitaminizing, cleanses and tones the skin.

When sweating hands and feet can be applied alternately hot and cold baths.For hot baths prepared decoction of the 4 tablespoons of walnut leaves, filled with 0.5 liters of water, simmer for 15 minutes, strain and use for baths hot.The same decoction should wipe the skin with acne.A tablespoon of chopped walnut leaves pour 2 cups boiling water, leave for 15-20 minutes.The infusion is used to wipe the body after a bath when the skin sweating.From the infusion is also recommended to do the bath once a week for sweating hands and feet.

Tincture of walnut leaves in vodka (1:10) or alcohol (1: 5) is used for excessive sweating armpits.Alcohol tincture is diluted before use boiled water 1: 1 or 1: 2, wipe the skin is recommended 1-2 times a day.

recommended to use alcohol tincture (1:10) from the leaves and pericarp of green walnut, taken in equal proportions for the treatment of vitiligo disease.Stains smeared 1-2 times daily for several months.Treatment may be combined with the solar radiation, ranging from 1-2 minutes, adding every day for 1-2 minutes for 20-30 days.At the same time the surrounding healthy skin is prevented from exposure photoprotective cream.A valuable quality tincture is a moderate staining of the skin that allows you to mask stains.

Walnut oil is rubbed into the scalp with hair loss and to enhance their growth.In addition, for the growth and strengthening of hair, as well as their color in darker tones, we recommend a strong decoction of the leaves and pericarp of walnut.

According to the observations of dentists, after a few minutes of chewing the nut leaves teeth cleaned very well - they are pure white.

leaves and pericarp especially some ladies in brown stained lips, bistrovye, umbridae and other tones.And this painting is resistant and lasts a few days, and most importantly, unlike lipstick, no harm from it, on the contrary, a big favor.

Strong decoction of the leaves is used to strengthen the hair rinse.Two tablespoons of the juice squeezed from the green peel, mixed with a solution, and dyed her hair auburn in color.

Green, darkened skin of the nuts is boiled in water for 3-4 hours, filtered and evaporated until thick.Is then added double the amount of fat, oil and heated over a low heat until the dark brown cream.This composition dyed her hair brown and chestnut color.

dark oily hair should rinse after shampooing decoction of the leaves 3 tablespoons leaves pour 2 liters of water, bring to boil and cool slightly and rinse (in the form of heat).

mask for dry skin: core chop, add 1 teaspoon of egg yolk, 1 teaspoon of honey.Cleans, tones the skin.

Acne - use infusion of the leaves in vodka - 1:10.Take 1 tablespoon of leaves in a glass of water.Because infusions do applique first 10 minutes, wetted again by applying for 30 minutes.The course of treatment - 20-25 procedures.In the first half of the course - on a daily basis, in the second - the next day.It is preferable to use warm infusion.

sweating of hands, feet - 4 handfuls of leaves pour 0.5 liters of water, boil for 15 minutes.This decoction rubbed acne prone skin, armpits for excessive sweating, dilute tincture of boiled water.Rub 1-3 times a day, the whole body, especially during menopause.

shell Green - 15 g - milled, mixed with 25 grams of burnt alum, 50 mg of water, 75 grams of vegetable oil.Insist on low heat for 15 minutes, and the brush is applied to the parting, lubricating the hair roots, then paint all the hair in chestnut color.After 40 minutes, wrapped up his head.Wash off excess paint with warm water, rinsed with vinegar (1 tablespoon per 1 liter of water).

If green leaves crushed, mixed with iron filings, to insist for a week, stirring daily, and this lineup lubricate the hair on the head, the hair will be silver.

And if in a glass dish pour the vegetable oil, put the cut ends of the inflorescences nut closing hole, bury it under the nut, t. E. Leave the content as long as the nut matures and then get the resulting drug and dye their gray hairthen they become black.

To soften the skin, especially dry, drop peanut butter thoroughly rub it in your fingers and hands from the bottom up for 15-30 minutes.Similarly, it softens the skin of the face and neck.In addition, as a cosmetic use nourishing cream prepared from 2 kernels, pounded and mixed with 25 grams of butter thrilled and one teaspoon of sour juice (lemon, pomegranate or cranberry).In small saucepan 4 spoons of water to dissolve 3 tablespoons of grated soap, adding a mixture of 1 teaspoon of glycerin, a decoction of walnut leaves (1 tablespoon of leaves in 1/4 cup of water), and also add 4 tablespoons of olive or cornoil.The mixture is stirred until it hardens.

If the old walnut heart burn, mix the ashes with wine, is the introduction of this mixture into the vagina, it contributes to the suspension of the monthly women.

If this core chew and attach to malignant tumors, spread anthrax or deprive children - comes healing.The mixture is a powder core walnut with oil higher efficiency is achieved.

In recent years significantly increased interest in medicinal plants, among which, in the arsenal of folk remedies, walnut has a place.He is definitely considered to be a promising raw material for production of formulations containing a complex of vitamins C, B, F, provitamin A and minerals.

DYE HAIR FROM pericarp of walnut.300 g of green pericarp, 60 g of water, 30 grams of alum, 80 grams of vegetable oil Fresh weight grind, mix with said components and gradually warmed to acquire the desired brown mixture.Then, wearing rubber gloves, toothbrush apply the mixture on the hair strands.All you need to do quickly, as the mixture loses its coloring properties.

walnut along with other tree, fruit, vegetables and herbs is a natural larder of biologically active substances and, in fact, constantly adds green drugstore of our planet.

Infusion of walnut and olive oil at gipovitaminoze


1 teaspoon of walnut leaves, 8 teaspoons of olive oil.


leaves finely chopped, pour the olive oil and mix thoroughly.

Infuse for 2-3 days.

application method.

Infusion process the affected areas of the oral mucosa with a deficiency of vitamin C.

Infusion of walnut with hypovitaminosis


1 tbsp.Spoon walnut leaves, 500 ml of water.


leaves are finely chopped and pour boiling water.Infuse for 2-3 hours, strain through 2-3 layers of cheesecloth.

application method.

Infusion used in the form of heat to rinse the mouth 2-3 times a day.

Manufacturing medicinal alcohol walnut tincture

From walnuts wax ripeness in the old vodka prepared, according to the Russian medical manual, "strengthens the stomach."

Preparation of tinctures.It is recommended to take a 10-15 wax ripeness walnut fruits, quickly cut them into thin slices (it prevents oxidation of the active ingredients) and pour 0.5 liters of 40% ethanol.Capacity tightly resealed and infuse at room temperature for 14-16 hours.The resulting product was drained into a densely cork a bottle of dark glass.Finished tincture - a liquid of dark brown color, fragrant with the smell of embalming.The product is suitable for long-term storage (in a cool dark place).The remains of the preparation of tinctures are not discarded.

infusion of walnut on alcohol is taken orally for pain in the stomach and in the intestinal region, as well as disorders of the stool (diarrhea).At one time use from 5 to 10 ml of product in 1/2 cup of warm boiled water - 3-4 times a day for 20-30 minutes before meals.

Memo! Product use in diseases of the gastrointestinal tract should be agreed with your doctor in order to exclude acute surgical pathology and acute infectious diseases (dysentery, cholera and others.).

remains of cooking walnut tincture can be used as follows: sleep 2-3 tablespoons of sugar, add 100 to 150 ml 40% ethyl alcohol, cork tightly and insist capacity for 20-25 days, in exposing to the sun as possible.At the end of the infusion product drain and strain.The resulting so-called nut liquor is taken orally 15-20 ml of indigestion.

tree up to 20 m and more with a strong spreading crown, light gray bark, deeply fissured in old trunks, smooth on the branches.Leaves alternate, petiolate, pinnate, up to 45 cm or more, with 3-4 pairs of leaflets.Recent elliptic or oblong-ovate, dark-green top, bottom lighter.Monocotyledonous plant;The flowers are small, inconspicuous, unisexual;stamen - gathered in long hanging catkins inflorescence, up to 8-10 cm;stamens 20-30 in the lower flowers, flowers 6-8 in the top of inflorescence.Pistillate chetyrehlopastnym flowers with perianth, arranged in groups or singly on top of the annual branches.Pestle with unilocular ovary and two fringed sessile stigmas.Fruit - drupe false.The outer pericarp fleshy, green at ripening becomes leathery, blackens, separated from the "nut" - stone.Nut shell (the inner pericarp) grayish-brown, woody.Seed (nut kernel) is covered with a thin membrane composed of a large fetus.It blooms in April and May;fruits ripen in late August.

Walnut widely cultivated in Central Asia and the Caucasus.In the wild form is found only in the southern mountainous areas of Central Asia.

Medicinal raw materials are leaves, fresh unripe fruit and pericarp, which can be cut with a knife, fruit.The pericarp contains ascorbic acid, vitamin B, tannins, etc. The seeds contain fatty oil, which consists of glycerides of linoleic, oleic and linoleic acids.;tannins and plenty of vitamin C, B vitamins, vitamins E, F, fiber, iron and cobalt salts.

Scientific medicine uses walnut product in the form of ointments, solutions and suspensions for the treatment of tuberculosis of the skin, as well as skin lesions streptococcal and staphylococcal infection.It is used for the treatment of athlete's smooth skin.Green fruits are used to produce concentrates of vitamin C. Prepared ELO drug for the treatment of tuberculosis disease.From the leaves Carion received the drug for the treatment of lupus.

Nuts are used in clinical nutrition, as they are high-calorie foods.spoon 3-4 times a day.