Walnut, Persian Walnut, European Walnut
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, Dried Walnut Fruit
A large deciduous monoecious tree with tomentose shoots, bark grey,
longitudinally fissured, leaves alternate, imparipinnate, leaflets entire
aromatic, flowers small, yellowish green, male in pendulous slender catkins,
female in 1-3 flowered terminal catkins, fruits drupes, 5cm long with
leathery exocarp, woody wrinkled, hard endocarp enclosing 4-lobed,
corrugated, oily, edible seed.
A globulin, juglansin, has been isolated from the edible kernel. The
nitrogen distribution of the globulin is as follows, basic N, 5.41,
non-basic N, 11.51, humin N, 0.15, and amide N, 1.78. The globulin contains
cystine and tryptophane.
The walnut shells are ideal as the gritty, rough agent in soap cosmetics
and dental cleansers. Walnut scrub contains ground apricot seeds
and crushed walnut shells to exfoliate and aloe vera to moisturize and soothe. Walnut
scrub spreads easily over the skin into a dense lather.
Walnut Oil is reported to have many benefits, when used in the healing of
wounds and skin problems. The oil is obtained by expression from the nut.
About one half of the fresh kernel inside the shell of a quality dried
walnut is oil. There can, of course, be significant variations depending on
growing conditions in a particular region and also from season to season.
Walnut oil is useful against fungal and parasitic infections. It may also
help eliminate warts, and when rubbed on the skin, walnut is reputed to be
beneficial for eczema, herpes, psoriasis, and skin parasites. The oil has
traditionally been used externally in the treatment of gangrene, leprosy,
and wounds. Walnut in a massage blend has great emollient qualities and is a
good choice to include when mixing a massage blend or preparing a carrier
base. Very unsaturated, walnut oil presents good moisturizing, anti-aging,
and regenerative and toning properties, and can be used in all anti-wrinkle
products and creams for dry, normal, and mature skin, body and hygiene
products, massage blends, and lip balms, etc.
Leaves are astringent, tonic and anthelmintic. The leaves and bark are
antiscorbutic and detergent, and are useful in herpes, eczema, scrofula and
syphilis. The fruits are sweet, emollient, thermogenic, aphrodisiac, tonic
and carminative. They are useful as alternant in rheumatism. The expressed
oil of the fruit is considered useful against tapeworm and is used to
strengthen and lubricate the muscles. The kernels are said to posses
aphrodisiac properties and are recommended in colic and dysentery.
Industrial use of walnut shells
Removal of paint, flash, burrs, and other flaws in plastic and rubber
molding, aluminum and zinc die casting, and electronic industries. As a sand
replacement for paint removal, graffiti removal and general cleaning in
restoration of buildings, bridges, and outdoor statuary. For aircraft engine
clean out For cleaning steam turbines.