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Walnut

Walnut


  1. 1. Composition
  2. 2. Healing Properties
    1. 2.1. Antibiotic
    2. 2.2. Antibacterial
    3. 2.3. Brain Health
      1. 2.3.1. Cognition
      2. 2.3.2. Neuroprotective
  3. 3. Disease / Symptom Treatment
    1. 3.1. Infections
    2. 3.2. Neurodegenerative Diseases
      1. 3.2.1. Alzheimer’s
      2. 3.2.2. Parkinson’s
      3. 3.2.3. Huntington’s Disease
    3. 3.3. Psychiatric disorders
      1. 3.3.1. Schizophrenia

Walnut (Juglans regia)

Composition

Walnuts contain daucosterol.

Healing Properties

Antibiotic

Antibacterial

Brain Health

Powerful antioxidant.

Cognition

Improves learning and memory functions.[1]

Neuroprotective

Improvings neuronal dysfunctions of the brain.

Walnut Meal Protein protects against neurotoxicity.

Alleviates oxidative stress by suppressing the release of pro-inflammatory cytokines in the brain.

Reverses cholinergic dysfunction.[2]

Disease / Symptom Treatment

Infections

Walnut oil can work synergistically with antibiotics to work against resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) strains in vitro.

Neurodegenerative Diseases

Alzheimer’s

Reverses cholinergic dysfunction.[2:1]

Parkinson’s

Reverses cholinergic dysfunction.[2:2]

Huntington’s Disease

Reverses cholinergic dysfunction.[2:3]

Psychiatric disorders

Schizophrenia

Reverses cholinergic dysfunction.[2:4]


  1. Title: Walnut Protein Hydrolysates Play a Protective Roleon Neurotoxicity Induced by D-Galactose and Aluminum Chloride in Mice
    Publication: Molecules - MDPI
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  2. Title: Cholinergic system dysfunction and neurodegenerative diseases: cause or effect?
    Publication: CNS & Neurological Disorders - Drug Targets ↩︎ ↩︎ ↩︎ ↩︎ ↩︎