Black Walnut

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What other names is Black Walnut known by?

Carya, Carya basilike, Carya persica, Green Black Walnut, Green Walnut, Juglans nigra, Jupiter's Nuts, Nogal Americano, Nogal Negro, Nogueira-preta, Noix, Noix de Jupiter, Noix de Perse, Noix Verte, Noyer d'Amérique, Noyer Noir, Noyer Noir Américain, Nux persica, Nux regia, Schwarze Walnuss, Walnoot, Walnut.

What is Black Walnut?

Black walnut is a tree. People use the hull of the nuts to make medicine.

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  • Leukemia and infections such as diphtheria, syphilis, intestinal worms; use as a gargle; and skin wounds.

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