In this Article
- What other names is Black Walnut known by?
- What is Black Walnut?
- How does Black Walnut work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Black Walnut.
Black walnut is POSSIBLY UNSAFE when applied directly to the skin. It contains a chemical called juglone that might cause tongue or lip cancer, especially if applied daily.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Don't apply black walnut to the skin if you are pregnant or breast-feeding. This topical use is POSSIBLY UNSAFE. There is not enough reliable information about the safety of black walnut taken by mouth if you are pregnant or breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
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