In some areas in the Balkans, People still practice an old wedding tradition in which the mother's groom and the future daughter in law prepare a mixture made of walnuts and honey, symbolizing prosperity, abundance and health. Even though this just a wedding custom, numerous herbalists say that this mixture between walnuts and honey is a complete energy food.
Walnuts are Extremely Nourishing
Numerous ancient doctors have studied the walnuts medicinal properties and benefits. Today, the scientific studies validate their therapeutic power and have also added that walnut leaves are extremely healthy too. Walnuts are nourishing and they are always recommended for those in convalescence. They have energizing, laxative and anti-anemic properties and they are rich in fats that are beneficial for the heart. Walnuts also contain the following compounds:
- Vitamin C
- Vitamins B
- Vitamin A Iron
Walnut and Honey Treatments
Since ancient times, people have used walnuts and honey for nutrition, strengthening health and treating diseases. These 2 ingredients cover all vitamins, minerals, proteins, fats and carbohydrates the body needs. When combined, they will result in a delicious and healthy medicinal preparation. Below, you can find some of the most popular and beneficial treatments based on honey and walnuts.
Anemia or iron deficiency. Mix 1/2 kilogram of honey with 1/2 kilogram of ground walnuts and the juice from half a lemon. Take 1 tablespoon of the mixture 3 times per day.
High blood pressure. To treat this condition, you must mix 100 grams ground walnuts with 100 grams honey. Consume this quantity daily for 45 days.
Stomach ulcer. To treat the lesions caused by the stomach ulcer, you must mix ground walnuts with hot water in a blender, until the mixture becomes milky or has a milk consistency. Strain the solution and add 2 teaspoons of honey. Mix well and take 2 - 3 tablespoon before every meal.
- Lack of Energy
- Hyperglycemia, diabetes
- Intestinal parasites
Ground walnuts can be a great energy and therapeutic addition for various foods and dishes such as omelets, salads etc.