The black walnut is a hardwood tree that grows widely in the United States, Canada, and parts of Europe. It can reach a height of more than 100 feet. The nut hulls, inner bark, leaves, and nut (also called the fruit) are used in herbal remedies.
Walnut leaves are considered astringent and insecticidal. Apply moistened tea bag to sensitive areas of the skin for topical relief.
"We use Black Walnut Leaf Tea for medical purposes, sore throats--canker sores in the mouth or denture sores."
Hot tea brewing method: Bring freshly drawn cold water to a rolling boil. Place 1 tea bag for each cup into the teapot. Pour the boiling water into the pot, cover and let steep for 2-4 minutes. Pour into your cup; add milk and natural sweetener to taste.
Iced tea brewing method: (to make 1 liter/quart): Place 5 tea bags into a teapot or heat resistant pitcher. Pour 1 1/4 cups of freshly boiled water over the tea itself. Steep for 5 minutes. Quarter fill a serving pitcher with cold water. Pour the tea into the serving pitcher straining the tea bags. Add ice and top-up with cold water. Garnish and sweeten to taste.