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Black Walnut Leaves May Have Cancer Fighting Properties

Black Walnut Leaves May Have Cancer Fighting Properties

Featuring over a dozen organically-grown herbs, it’s no surprise that Vim & Vigor contains a few ingredients that people aren't familiar with. Each of these herbs and spices is carefully selected because of their potential as health-boosting natural supplements, and many have been used medicinally for centuries.

Here we are featuring one of our ingredients so that people can learn more about the power of plants, and why we chose to include certain herbs and spices in our natural supplement products.

Where Does Black Walnut Come From?

Like black cohosh, black walnut is native to the United States, although it’s natural growing zone is a bit more restricted. “The black walnut is a large deciduous tree that is native to the eastern United States, as well as certain parts of Southern Canada. The female flowers of this tree bloom and turn into a nut, usually in clusters of four or five. These can then be harvested for various uses, including the medicinal benefits of both the husk and the nut itself,” explains OrganicFacts.com.

The Amazing Anti-Cancer Properties Black Walnut

According to a study published in the Journal of the Bangladesh Pharmacological Society, the leaves of Black Walnut trees contain Quinones.  Many quinones have been associated with a variety of biological benefits, including anti-cancer activities.  Juglone is a quinone found in the roots, leaves, and bark of walnut trees. Click to review the Publication 

Juglone has cytotoxic properties when given to cell cultures.  This means that Juglone has been found to have an antitumor effect in certain types of cancer cells.  Review this article concerning studies on ovarian cancer cells.

The Juglone found in Black Walnut has been used for centuries in folk medicines to cure acne, allergies, gastrointestinal disorders, intestinal parasitosis, cancer, fungal infections, bacterial infections, and viral infections. Read the Study

Try Vim & Vigor today to receive all of the amazing health benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar combined with our unique herbal tincture.