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Juglans cinerea L.

This result should not be considered complete or definitive and is for reference only. Care must be taken when using any wild plant for food, fiber, medicine or any other non-traditional uses. The information was complied using multiple sources and these references should be consulted for more complete descriptions of usage(s) and potential health risk. We are not responsible for any ill effects from the information included on this page.

Uses Part Preparation Effect Notes
Utility  Trunk or branch Craft
Nut
Fruit When still tender, scald & defuzz. Add vinegar & spices to pickle. 10 days.
Nut Raw, roasted Can be dried and stored
Nut Boiled Mash nut, boil, skim off oil for cooking
Sap or juice Boiled Before leaves
Fruit Stuns fish, dye traps
Dye  Bark
Fruit green, grey, brown, black, yellow Hulls; Mordant(s) -alum, iron
Medicine  Root Decoction Skin/sores/bleeding Wash
Sap or juice Decoction Digestion


         
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