The Wonders of Walnut

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Before purchasing this land we never thought walnut trees could offer more than some walnuts, and shelter from the sun. Since we relocated here, however, we have fallen in love with these trees and have become walnut fanatics. Walnut trees play a huge role in our life - they nourish us, heal us and protect us; provide us with a future. It’s become our mission to spread the word and make people aware of the versatility of this wonderful plant and to help it regain its former glory.

Currently there are 220 walnut trees in Dióliget, but we’d like to increase this number in the future

Why are walnuts good for you?

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Apart from its roots, all parts of the walnut tree is usable and have healing powers.

1. 1. Walnut kernels

Walnut kernels have high energy content Walnut kernels contain the healthiest type of oil for our system It decreases blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar levels The protein build up of walnut kernels is very favorable High vitamin content a. Vitamin C (5 walnuts a day supplies you with the daily required amount of vitamin C) b. B1; B6 (strengthens the nervous system) c. A d. E (antioxidant, prevents cancer) e. Folic acid (to prevent anemia) Mineral content a. Potassium b. Phosphorus (enhances memory) c. Magnesium (stress reliever) d. Calcium (strengthens bones and teeth) e. Selenium Enhances libido and sexual performance☺

2. Walnut tree leaf

Suggested uses: Digestive problems (tea) Blood cleansing (tea) Osteoporosis (tea) Skin diseases, fungal infections, ulcers, dermatitis (topical cleanser) Gum disease (mouthwash) Sore throat, tonsilitis (gargle) Fleas (place a walnut leaf in the animal’s bed) Hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism Decreasing Blood sugar levels (tea)

3. Green Walnut

The vitamin C content of green walnuts is 9x higher than that of rose hips diobel

Walnut in culinary traditions

Before becoming more familiar with walnuts, we thought they were only good in pastries. Later on we learned that walnuts are incredibly versatile. A few examples of the products we’ve made: Jarred green walnut Walnut preserves Walnut pesto Walnut oil Walnut Flower Wine Green walnut pálinka (Hungarian liquor) Marinated green walnut We hope that this brief summary has piqued your interest and, if it’s possible, you’ll plant at least one walnut tree in your garden. It’s guaranteed to bring you a lot of joy.
We hope that this brief summary has piqued your interest and, if it’s possible, you’ll plant at least one walnut tree in your garden. It’s guaranteed to bring you a lot of joy.
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