Therapeutic properties of Walnut – journal by Professor Ogun James

Walnut commonly known as Asala is a common fruit in the western part of Nigeria.

“He who loves walnut loves life”

Ajayi smith

This quote shows how much Walnut is valued across Nigeria.

African Walnut
African Walnut

The African walnut‘s healing properties have long been known by traditional herbalists dating back to 237 AD.In fact the king of Oyo was once cured of a disease with it.

  • Oyo walnut (Juglans nigra)
  • Hausa Walnut (Juglans regia)
  • Igbira Walnut (Juglans cineria)

and many more.

BENEFITS

  1. Cures hypertension
  2. Relieves stress
  3. Acts as an antioxidant in the body

CHEMICAL ANALYSIS OF WALNUT

There are numerous chemical compounds of medical importance present in the Walnut.

FINDINGS ABOUT NUTRITIONAL VALUE OF WALNUT

Our research team set out to discover the nutritional value of walnut via well conducted series of test.

  • we used various laboratories

  1. Abike food lab.
  2. Oke ilewo food lab

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