Walnut leaf (Juglandis folium)

Published June 1, 1990.
List of German Commission E Monographs (Phytotherapy)

Walnußblätter

Name of Drug

Juglandis folium, walnut leaf.

Composition of Drug

Walnut leaf consists of the dried leaf of Juglans regia L. [Fam. Juglandaceae], as well as its preparations in effective dosage.

The drug contains tannins.

Uses

External:

Mild, superficial inflammations of the skin; excessive perspiration, e.g., of the hands and feet. Contraindications None known.

Side Effects

None known.

Interactions with Other Drugs

None known.

Dosage

Unless otherwise prescribed:

For compresses and partial baths:

2 - 3 g herb per 100 ml water; equivalent preparations. Mode of Administration Comminuted drug for decoctions and other galenical preparations for external use.

Action

Astringent.