Walnut | Latin Name: Juglans regia | Family: Juglandaceae | Extraction: Pressed | Plant Part: Nuts & Kernels
Walnut A light yellow, unlike the cold-pressed the refined oil is light in colour, has a bland taste and a low odour, it also has superior keeping qualities to that of the organic oil. A deep golden brown oil is obtained from the kernel
It has been established form fossils that the walnuts found in Northern Europe that the tree is a pre-Ice Age plant! It is native to the Himalayas, China and Eastern Europe, but is grown in all temperate countries for its timber and edible nuts. The chief constituent present in the fresh plant is juglone which is antibacterial and fungicidal. The leaves also contain a small amount of Essential Oil.