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  Juglans L.
 
Scientific Name  Juglans L.
Family Name  Juglandaceae
Common Name  Walnut leaf, Walnut hulls, Hoja de Nogal
Photo link  http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/deptdocs.nsf/all/opp4044/$FILE/butter.jpg
Studies on Diabetes 
Other Uses  Used for cardiovascular disease, to decrease lipid levels, and for gastrointestinal complaints (NMCD; http://www.naturaldatabase.com/monograph.asp?mono_id=127&brand_id=, accessed 4/27/04).
Formulations used by  Informants  Commercially prepared cold infusion, pill/tablet/capusle (Quinoa, Nature¬ís Sunshine CoQ10Plus).
Phytochemistry  Tannins, galloylglucoside and ellagitannins; naphthalene derivatives including juglone; and flavonoids including hyperoside and quercitrin (NMCD accessed 4/27/04).
Potential Adverse  Effects  Oral allergic reactions and discoloration of skin (NMCD accessed 4/27/04).
Potential Medication  Interactions  No clinical medication interactions were found; tannins could cause some malabsorption of oral medications (NMCD accessed 4/27/04).
References  http://www.itis.usda.gov/index.html

 

 

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