Walnut peel application
Walnut is a useful product for a person, the benefits of which became known in ancient times. After researching its composition, we managed to find out that it contains a large amount of valuable substances necessary for the body. Only the core contains 80 vitamins, micro and macro elements. However, not only the edible part has the benefit, but also the shell, partitions, green peel, bark and leaves of the tree.
The benefits and healing properties of walnut peel
The peel, or pericarp, is the green shell that covers the walnut shell before it ripens. It has a thickness of about 0.7 cm and a leathery-fibrous structure. After the fruit reaches full maturity, it dries, cracks and breaks up into 2 parts.
Pericarp has no less useful and healing properties than the nucleus. It is not used in food, but is widely used as the main ingredient in traditional medicine recipes. The skin has found application as a ripe fruit, and still unripe.
- It was revealed that the pericarp, with proper preparation and use, can have the following useful properties:
- blood purifying;
Did you know? 50% more vitamin C is present in dairy ripe walnuts than in citrus fruits, and 8 times more than in currants. As they mature, the level of this element decreases.
Walnut peel application
- Walnut peel is used for such purposes:
- general strengthening of the body;
- improvement of metabolic processes;
- prevention of vitamin deficiency;
- prevention of atherosclerosis;
- the fight against eczema, calluses;
- increased sweating of the limbs;
- elimination of inflammation of the lymph nodes, oral cavity;
- strengthening gums and teeth;
- improving the condition of the hair and stopping its loss;
- getting rid of worms;
- lowering blood cholesterol.
Pericarp is used to treat gynecological problems, the genitourinary system, skin diseases, and diseases of the digestive tract. Means based on it are used internally and externally.
Walnut Peel Recipes
Most often, alcohol tinctures are prepared from pericarp. Rinses are also used - for example, decoctions or infusions.
The same drugs are used for daily use, adding them to tea. For external use, they are added to lotions, shampoos, tonics, toothpastes. Peel is used for the preparation of liquor, jam.
Important! For the preparation of funds are not suitable fruits containing signs of mold, as well as with dark kernels. They produce a substance that can harm human health.
Below are the most common and effective recipes.
For tincture, it is required to lay the peel in a glass container, filling it with ¾ volume. It is desirable that the container was made of dark glass. Vodka bottle should be filled to the top. To insist, the product must be placed in a place where sunlight does not penetrate, where there is no dampness and a cool temperature is maintained.
Tincture should be there for 30 days. After that, it is ready for use. The tool must be taken 1 tsp., Adding to water, tea or another non-hot drink.
- It is recommended for:
- colds and viral diseases;
- cardiovascular disease;
- high blood pressure;
- muscle sprain.
It is better to store tincture in the refrigerator.
If there is no vodka at hand, it can be replaced with moonshine. In this case, in a glass container, it is necessary to mix the peel (1 kg), sugar (250 g), moonshine (2 l), water (1 l). Infuse the mixture for 60 days.Before use, tincture should be passed through a double layer of gauze. The recommended dosage of use is 3 times a day for 1 tbsp. l after eating.
Such a mixture is prepared from the skin of one nut, which is rubbed on a fine grater, and 1 tsp of honey. The tool is well mixed. It can be used immediately after preparation. It is well suited for brushing teeth and gums - it helps strengthen them and eliminate tartar.
For the treatment of diseases of the throat, another remedy is well suited - prepared from crushed pericarp (20 g), mixed with honey (2 tbsp. L.) And slightly boiled. It is bred in a glass of water or warm tea and taken 1 tbsp. 3-4 times a day.
To cleanse the body of helminths, it is possible to grind pericarp, measure out 5 tbsp. and add to them 2 tbsp. Next, you should place the product in a water bath, simmer under the lid for half an hour. It should be consumed 1 hour 3 times a day, adding to warm drinks.
Did you know? Walnut trees belong to long-lived plants. They are capable of reaching 400 years of age.
The drug can be not only useful, but also tasty. So, from the green pericarp you can prepare a healing liquor.
The technology for preparing the drink is as follows:
- Fill two or three-liter glass containers with two-thirds of the pericarp.
- Pour in 70% alcohol.
- Place in a place where sunlight does not fall for 14 days.
- Drain the liquid.
- Add sugar, a pinch of cloves and cinnamon.
- Refill fluid.
- Insist for a month.
- Pass through cheesecloth before use.
- Drink 1 tbsp. after meal.
Contraindications to the use of walnut peel
Apply funds based on walnut peel is not for everyone. It, like the whole fetus, is contraindicated for people with individual intolerance. The use of the product can provoke severe allergic manifestations.
- With caution, funds should be applied to the following categories of persons: [
- with increased blood coagulation;
- allergy sufferers;
- with acute intestinal diseases.
Important! To a healthy adult, in order to avoid negative reactions from the body, you can eat no more than 100 g of nuts per day. Excessive eating threatens the development of the inflammatory process of the tonsils and oral cavity, spasms of the vessels of the brain, exacerbation of colitis, psoriasis.
Thus, walnut peel can be used to prevent and treat many health problems. Before using funds based on it, you should consult a doctor and make sure that there are no contraindications to their use.