From the viewpoint of folk medicine, a Walnut as a natural remedy is a symbol of intellectual force because inside its solid shell-like skull, is winding fruit that looks reminiscent of the brain.
From the scientific point of view, the fruits walnuts are rich in omega-3 fatty acids that are really necessary for the healthy functioning of the brain.
Accordingly, there is no doubt in the story that walnuts beneficial effect on the most important organ of the human organism that seems to be what we are and operated 24 hours a day our body and mind.
Walnut tree comes from southern Europe and Central Asia and is now cultivated mainly in European countries, India, China, Japan, Chile, the United States and Canada.
It can grow on less fertile land but still gives the highest yields in the vineyard zone in a moderately moist soil.
Fruits of walnut arrive in late September, and because they can be preserved for a long time are available throughout the year and at the same time not to lose quality.
Healthy nuts should be light brown in color, compact appearance, approximate size, heavy in his hand and no rancid smell.
Walnut is a powerful source of energy
This fruit is a powerful source of energy and rich in many vitamins, minerals and antioxidant substances.
Regular consumption of walnuts raises levels of good and lowers the level of bad cholesterol in the blood, stimulates concentration, memory and generally is an excellent food for the brain.
Young green walnut fruits contain plenty of vitamin C and iodine and in traditional medicine are most often recommended for treatment on the thyroid as part of the walnut liqueur.
In addition, this remedy has a beneficial effect on the stomach and strengthens the blood.
Green walnut fruits are harvested in May and June. How to prepare a walnut liqueur can be viewed on the page about Thyroid.
Tea from the leaves of walnut is recommended for cleansing and strengthening the blood, strengthen the body, stimulating digestion, flushing inflamed wounds, ulcers and against acne and pimples, flushing eyes and mouth and against some women disease.
Tea from the leaves of walnut is prepared from the fresh or dried leaves and is picked while they are still young in the spring.
Walnut oil protects the skin from the sun, prevents excessive drying of the skin, it is helpful against sunburn and for strengthening the hair.
Walnut oil is rich in omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin E, vitamin B1, B2, B3, so it is certainly among the healthy foods.
It reduces the level of cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood, it is a good preventative against coronary disease and loyal allies in the fight against free radicals.
The healthiest walnut is if you don`t put on heat, so it should be used as a dressing for salads.