||Walnut leaf, Walnut hulls, Hoja de Nogal
||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, Natures Sunshine CoQ10Plus).
||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).