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walnut

The ridged edible seed of a deciduous tree of the genus Juglans. Walnuts are a source of dietary fat; they reduce the risk of ischaemic heart disease by lowering cholesterol and favourably modifying the lipoprotein profile. Other nuts (e.g., almonds, hazelnuts) are thought to have similar effects.

walnut,

n Latin name:
Juglans regia; parts used: leaves, rind, seed, oil, cotyledons, bark, root bark; uses: pain, joint inflammation, contraction of living tissues, blood purification, cancer, elimination of toxins, removal of dead and diseased matter, diuretic, induction of bowel movements, stones from bladder and kidney, respiratory disease, skin conditions, stimulation of physiologic processes, constipation, chronic coughs, asthma, diarrhea, dyspepsia, dizziness, anemia, low back pain, frequent urination, weakness in legs, menstrual irregularities; precautions: may be carcinogenic. Also called
black walnut, ceviz agaci, ch'iang t'ao, common walnut, English walnut, guz, hei t'ao, hu t'ao, hu tao, jawiz, joz, nogal, Persian walnut, qoz, and
walnoot.
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Thousand cankers disease has been found in the stems of even very young vigorous English walnut trees, and yet it seems the trees can grow out of it.
European walnut, French walnut, English walnut, Italian walnut, etc, Ancona walnuut, Circassian walnut, Persian walnut and Black Sea walnut.
I chose an English walnut stock, leaving the final choice of figure and color up to the experts at Accurate Innovations.
e chart table is constructed from maple with an inlaid compass rose on the slope and feather banding around the sides and drawer-fronts of English walnut.
If I'm looking for some beautiful English walnut or something in particular then I have a chat with him.
Black walnut can develop gorgeous figure but is generally considered inferior to English walnut because it isn't as hard and strong.
All were stocked with English walnut and the stocks were reportedly headed to the action and shaped by Fox's head stocker, William Naracom.
They have acquired new handles: simple bentwood made from English walnut by Nic Webb, whose studio is just across the way from Keenan's.
The fruit orchard trees are typically California walnut trees with an English walnut graft.
The Persian, often called English walnut, had been brought to Europe during Medieval times by traders from south central Asia.
it was to be made from solid English walnut, a sumptuous wood evocative of 17th and 18th century elegance, and would go on display for visitors to see.
Commonly known as European or English walnut, it was originally found primarily in Asia.