Walnut tree is an invaluable gift from nature and even though it is mostly known for its fruit, the nut, its leaves do not stand behind when it comes to the powerful healing effects of this plant. Walnut leaves are also very beneficial and possess much more healing properties than you already suppose. In this article, you will read about the healing benefits of walnut leaves as well as learn how to prepare a walnut leaf tea.Fresh walnut leaves are available for a longer period throughout the year, but it is best to pick them in the month of June because then their effect is the strongest. Walnut leaves can be used both externally and internally. You can prepare various poultices and coatings with these leaves as well as a strong tea for oral use. According to experts in the field of traditional medicine, walnut leaf tea is a potential anti-inflammatory remedy. It has been found to be very effective against persistent fungal and bacterial infections, inflammatory processes of the skin, acne and inflammatory processes of the digestive tract.
The tea prepared from walnut leaves has the ability to calm gastrointestinal infections and it also has a soothing effect on acne, which is a major skin problem especially in youth. In addition, it can also be very helpful against excessive feet sweating, gum bleeding, rickets, lichens on the skin and general weakness.
As it was already mentioned, walnut leaf tea serves for making coatings, but it should be completely cooled prior to their preparation.
Walnut Leaf Tea Recipe
- 250 ml water
- 2 tablespoons of dried crushed walnut leaves
- a kettle
Take the kettle and add 250 ml of water and 2 tablespoons of dried crushed walnut leaves to it. Boil this mixture for 4-5 minutes and then remove from heat and strain. Consume this tea 2 to 3 times a day maximum.
Caution: Some people may be too sensitive to this tea and as a result symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, or stomach aches may occur. Provided that you experience such symptoms after you had your first cup of tea, it is best to stop consuming it.
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