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Genestra Black Walnut Capsules 180 Veggie Caps

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Black Walnut Capsules

Herbal Formula

  • Vegan
  • Soy Free
  • Yeast Free
  • Dairy Free
  • Sugar Free
  • No sodium
  • Wheat Free
  • Gluten Free
  • Preservatives Free
  • No artificial coloring or flavoring
  • Provides 400 mg of black walnut hull, quassia bark, and yarrow flower per daily dose
  • Quassia, black walnut, and pumpkin seeds are traditionally used in Herbal Medicine as a vermifuge
  • Traditionally used in Herbal Medicine as a digestive tonic to aid digestion and help relieve dyspepsia
  • Includes 200 mg each of gentian root and pumpkin seed extract, 300 mg of sweet wormwood herb and 100 mg of clove bud per daily dose

Black Walnut Capsules is a blend of herbs that are traditionally used in Herbal Medicine to help alleviate digestive disturbances. Black walnut, quassia, wormwood and gentian root all contain extremely bitter compounds, including tannins, quassin, absinthin, and amarogentin. These bitters cause nerves on the taste buds to increase the release of saliva and gastric juices that aid in digestion. Bitters can also bind receptors on endocrine cells of the gastrointestinal tract and pancreas, which results in the secretion of the peptide hormone cholecystokinin. In turn, this releases bile salts and pancreatic digestive enzymes, increasing gastric motility. Gentian root and quassia may help relieve dyspepsia by increasing prostaglandin-mediated cytoprotection in the gastric membrane; prostaglandins stimulate the release of mucous and sodium bicarbonate in the stomach. Quassia, black walnut and pumpkin seeds are also traditionally used in Herbal Medicine as a vermifuge (helps in the expulsion of parasitic worms).

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Each Capsule Contains

Black Walnut (Juglans nigra) Hull/
Cosse de noyer noir (Juglans nigra)  
Quassia (Quassia amara) Bark/ Écorce de quassier (Quassia amara)  100mg
Yarrow (Achillea millefolium) Flower/
Fleur d’achillée millefeuille (Achillea millefolium) 
Sweet Wormwood (Artemisia annua) Herb/
Herbe d’armoise annuelle (Artemisia annua) 
Gentian (Gentiana lutea) Root/
Racine de gentiane (Gentiana lutea) 
Pumpkin (Cucurbita pepo) Seed Extract (5:1)/
Extrait de pépins de citrouille (Cucurbita pepo) (5:1) 
250 mg Dried Equivalent/ Équivalent en poids sec de 250 mg Clove (Syzygium aromaticum) Bud/
Bourgeon de clou de girofle (Syzygium aromaticum) 

Non-Medicinal Ingredients

Hypromellose, stearic acid

Recommended Adult Dose

Take two capsules two times daily, fifteen to sixty minutes before meals, or as recommended by your healthcare practitioner. For prolonged use, consult your healthcare practitioner.

Risk Information

If you are pregnant or breastfeeding; if you have an allergy to plants of the Asteraceae family; or if you have acute stomach irritation, inflammation and stomach or duodenal ulcers, do not use. If you are taking anticoagulant, cardiac, hypotensive and hypertensive medications, consult your healthcare practitioner prior to use. If symptoms persist or worsen, consult your healthcare practitioner. Hypersensitivity, such as allergy, has been known to occur; in which case, discontinue use. Some people may experience headaches. Guaranteed to contain no added wheat, yeast, gluten, soy, sodium, sugar, artificial colouring or flavouring, antimicrobial preservatives, dairy or animal products. Ideal for vegans.

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