Black Walnut Hulls

Black Walnut Hulls

Black walnuts are celebrated for their bold, earthy flavor and impressive nutrient profile. They have been associated with many health benefits like reduced heart disease risk and weight loss. The antioxidant and antibacterial compounds make them useful for naturally treating parasitic and bacterial infections. 

Peer Reviewed Research

  1. Wenzel J, Storer Samaniego C, Wang L, Burrows L, Tucker E, Dwarshuis N, Ammerman M, Zand A. Antioxidant potential of Juglans nigra, black walnut, husks extracted using supercritical carbon dioxide with an ethanol modifier. Food Sci Nutr. 2016 May 20;5(2):223-232. doi: 10.1002/fsn3.385. PMID: 28265357; PMCID: PMC5332255.
  2. Pesta DH, Samuel VT. A high-protein diet for reducing body fat: mechanisms and possible caveats. Nutr Metab (Lond). 2014 Nov 19;11(1):53. doi: 10.1186/1743-7075-11-53. PMID: 25489333; PMCID: PMC4258944.
  3. Howarth NC, Saltzman E, Roberts SB. Dietary fiber and weight regulation. Nutr Rev. 2001 May;59(5):129-39. doi: 10.1111/j.1753-4887.2001.tb07001.x. PMID: 11396693.
  4. Pan A, Chen M, Chowdhury R, Wu JH, Sun Q, Campos H, Mozaffarian D, Hu FB. α-Linolenic acid and risk of cardiovascular disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Am J Clin Nutr. 2012 Dec;96(6):1262-73. doi: 10.3945/ajcn.112.044040. Epub 2012 Oct 17. PMID: 23076616; PMCID: PMC3497923.
  5. Vedtofte MS, Jakobsen MU, Lauritzen L, et al. Association between the intake of α-linolenic acid and the risk of CHD. Br J Nutr. 2014;112(5):735-743. doi:10.1017/S000711451400138X
  6. Zhao G, Etherton TD, Martin KR, West SG, Gillies PJ, Kris-Etherton PM. Dietary alpha-linolenic acid reduces inflammatory and lipid cardiovascular risk factors in hypercholesterolemic men and women. J Nutr. 2004 Nov;134(11):2991-7. doi: 10.1093/jn/134.11.2991. PMID: 15514264.
  7. Serrano J, Puupponen-Pimiä R, Dauer A, Aura AM, Saura-Calixto F. Tannins: current knowledge of food sources, intake, bioavailability and biological effects. Mol Nutr Food Res. 2009 Sep;53 Suppl 2:S310-29. doi: 10.1002/mnfr.200900039. PMID: 19437486.
  8. Papoutsi Z, Kassi E, Chinou I, Halabalaki M, Skaltsounis LA, Moutsatsou P. Walnut extract (Juglans regia L.) and its component ellagic acid exhibit anti-inflammatory activity in human aorta endothelial cells and osteoblastic activity in the cell line KS483. Br J Nutr. 2008 Apr;99(4):715-22. doi: 10.1017/S0007114507837421. Epub 2007 Oct 5. PMID: 17916277.
  9. Papoutsi Z, Kassi E, Chinou I, Halabalaki M, Skaltsounis LA, Moutsatsou P. Walnut extract (Juglans regia L.) and its component ellagic acid exhibit anti-inflammatory activity in human aorta endothelial cells and osteoblastic activity in the cell line KS483. Br J Nutr. 2008 Apr;99(4):715-22. doi: 10.1017/S0007114507837421. Epub 2007 Oct 5. PMID: 17916277.
  10. Aithal BK, Kumar MR, Rao BN, Udupa N, Rao BS. Juglone, a naphthoquinone from walnut, exerts cytotoxic and genotoxic effects against cultured melanoma tumor cells. Cell Biol Int. 2009 Oct;33(10):1039-49. doi: 10.1016/j.cellbi.2009.06.018. Epub 2009 Jun 23. PMID: 19555768.
  11. Aithal BK, Sunil Kumar MR, Rao BN, Upadhya R, Prabhu V, Shavi G, Arumugam K, Sajankila SP, Udupa N, Satyamoorthy K, Satish Rao BS. Evaluation of pharmacokinetic, biodistribution, pharmacodynamic, and toxicity profile of free juglone and its sterically stabilized liposomes. J Pharm Sci. 2011 Aug;100(8):3517-3528. doi: 10.1002/jps.22573. Epub 2011 Apr 26. PMID: 21523783.
  12. Vu DC, Vo PH, Coggeshall MV, Lin CH. Identification and Characterization of Phenolic Compounds in Black Walnut Kernels. J Agric Food Chem. 2018 May 2;66(17):4503-4511. doi: 10.1021/acs.jafc.8b01181. Epub 2018 Apr 23. PMID: 29663801.

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