Diabetes Treatment aid with Walnut Leaf Tea
Walnut Leaf - Juglans Regia L.
Used part: Leaf, Stem
The walnut is a popular tree for its medicinal usefulness of Eurasia coming his fame to the fact that various parts of the plant can be used for treatments common. Of grayish bark and long leaves and light green, this tree can reach 25 meters of height.
Its use was already mentioned in ancient Rome, where the inhabitants of the cities believed that the fruit of the plant, the almond, having the shape of a human brain, was effective in fighting the ills of the head. Other cultures say that they resembled the fruit's shape to the brain of God Jupiter, who in Greek culture refers to Zeus. Its composition is mainly beneficial due to the amount of tannins, inosita, juglona, jugladina, resinous and pectic minerals.
The fruits, known as nuts, are very rough and mesocarp with an astringent taste, woody endocarp, bivalve and divided into four stores with edible seed. They are widely used in cooking, baking or preserving. They are rich in essential fatty acids, the famous "good cholesterol," vitamin C that fights free radicals and manganese. It should be avoided by people with a tannin-sensitive stomach, as these compounds have a high acid level and may also cause discomfort and bouts of vomiting.
All parts of the plant can be used to replace antiseptics, its leaves still have an aromatic oil, and its tea assists in the reduction of glucose present in the urine, being widely used in the treatment of patients with diabetes, such as a great bath for women's intimate cleansing, insect repellent and wound healing and rashes.
It has astringent, antiseptic, healing, tonifying, vermifuge and hypoglycemic properties. It has as an indication its use to combat intestinal parasites, but for this purpose, the peels of the still green fruits should be used. The fruit can be used still natural, in the decoration of cakes, pies, breads, among others.
Good Herbal Remedy:
- Uterus, bladder, ovarian inflammation
- Impurity in the blood
- Bad breath
- Dry skin
- Its external use is effective in treating wounds, rashes and tumors
- Put 2 tbsp to a quart of water
- Let it cook for about 10 minutes from the moment it starts to boil
- Remove from the heat and let stand, covered, for 10 minutes
- Strain and is ready for use
How to drink:
Take 2 to 3 cups a day
The use of walnut tea is contraindicated for patients with a tannin-sensitive stomach. For them, consumption can cause discomfort, vomiting and hypersensitivity reactions such as dermal and ocular irritation.