Walnut is a beautiful and fragrant tree, which is found in two forms:
Wild walnut: These are 100 to 200 ft tall that grow wild. The shell of the fruit is thick.
Agriculturally grown walnut: These are 50 to 80 ft tall and the fruits have a fine thin peel.
MEDICINAL USAGE OF WALNUT
Weakness of Brain
Take 30 to 55 gm of walnut seed regularly. It helps in stabilizing the brain.
Massage the face with walnut oil and then take steam of a decoction made of anti – vata herbs.
Grind walnut seeds in Nirgundi juice. Use this mixture as nasal drops.
Take seeds of three walnuts and four pieces of barad. Burn them and grind the ash four black papers. Apply the paste as kohl.
Drink 50 t0 70 gm decoction of walnuts leaves. Also wash the knots with this decoctions.
Chewing the bark of walnut cleanses the teeth.
To augment the quantity of breast milk, take 1gm roasted wheat flour, 10gm walnut leaves.
Chew roasted walnut seeds. It’s beneficial in control line cough.
In case of flu when the body become stiff, massaging with walnut oil brings relief.
Give 30 to 40 gm walnut oil in 200gm milk in the morning. It helps soften the abdominal area and stool is passed easily.
Prepare decoction of walnut bark. Give 40 to 60 gm of this decoction. It kills the worms in intestine.
In case of gastric piles , apply walnut oil on the blisters .it helps the swelling and relieves.
In case of irregular menstrual cycle, take 40 to 60 gm of decoction of fruit peel with 2teaspoonful honey, 3 – 4 times a day.
Take 50gm walnut seeds, 40gm cbbuara and 10 gm cotton seeds. Grind them together and then roast in little quantity of ghee. Add equal amount of sugar candy to the mixture. Take 25 gm of this mixture every morning.