Black Walnut is one of the most well-known, valuable and largest
native hardwoods in North America, widely distributed in the eastern
states and extending northward to Canada. The Black Walnut trees
grow over 100 feet tall with trunks measuring 3 feet in diameter.
They thrive in mixed forests on moist soil with good drainage,
commonly found in valleys.
The Black Walnut is covered with a green pulp coating while on
the tree, which turns black when it falls on the ground or kept
In Russia the Black Walnut is known by the common name of Greek
Nut (Juglan regia), which grows in Kaukaz and Middle Asia.
Russian folk medicine came to rely on the Black Walnut for various
In India and Pakistan, the Black Walnut is known as Akhort or
Akshot, with similar uses in traditional Indian and Pakistani
Black Walnut Hull Extra Strength Tincture
Pure and potent Black Walnut Hull is available in two
different forms: Extra Strength Tincture and freeze dried in capsules.
The Black Walnut Hulls are harvested in early fall, while the
hulls are still green.
The Black Walnut Hull Extra Strength Tincture is extracted in
ethyl alcohol. Although tinctures are an effective way of taking
this herbal supplement, the freeze-dried Black Walnut Hulls in
capsule form preserves most of the properties of the Black Walnut
Hull, even properties that alcohol nullifies in the process of
making a tincture. Recovering alcoholics may also prefer the alcohol-free
Black Walnut Hull Capsules.
Some people may prefer taking the Black Walnut Hull Capsules
to avoid the bitter taste of the liquid tincture. Freeze dried
Black Walnut Hull is encased in pharmaceutical grade gelatin capsules,
which is derived from pure bovine sources and undergoes extreme
pH conditions, ion exchange, and sterilization to effectively
eliminate the infectivity of prions.
1 teaspoon of Black Walnut Hull Extra Strength Tincture is equal
to 1 capsule of the freeze dried Black Walnut Hull.