Black Walnut Shells ~ Black walnut is indeed a a wonder tree! Black Walnut is used in many different areas from dye to cosmetics to medicine. It is used to treat parasitic worm infections and certain other infections including diphtheria and syphilis. It is also used for leukemia. Some people use black walnut as a gargle, apply it to the scalp as hair dye, or put it on the skin to treat wounds.
50% ground or 100% whole Black Walnuts Soaked overnight
After you have soaked the Walnuts in cold water overnight bring to 80 degrees Celsius for one hour.
Strain out the shells/powder and add mordanted fibre/fabric.
bring to 80 degrees for 1 hour.
Leave overnight or 12 hours for deeper results.
Rinse and dry.