Walnut Shell Powder

Walnut Shell Powder is hard granulated product in light yellow or brown color, which has many applications and it is produced from common walnut shell. Nut shell or walnut shell powder alike to the walnut itself has lots of properties and benefits. Walnut is one of the most valuable and useful products in Iran. Certainly you have heard about the walnut shell properties a lot. Even it is possible you may have requisition to purchase nutshell powder according to your need. Briquette (Compressed Charcoal) is a product of walnut shell powder.

Walnut shell powder packing:

Walnut shell properties

Other than all important properties, being nontoxic, durability, neutrality and Degradability are other benefits of walnut shell powder. Walnut shell powder is environmentally friendly because in natural way, there’s no need for flammable solvents resolvability and its totally silica free, reproducible, Resolvable and it’s a good replacement of sand to prevent of Silicosis (lung disease). Walnut shell consists of several parts. Green walnut shell, hard wooden shell, brown shell on walnut and eventually its delicious walnut edible seed. All parts of walnut are very useful for each organ of the body, even its shell. Walnut has many uses in our life. If you doubt, we acquaint you with walnut properties for body, skin and hair as follows:
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Walnut shell properties in medicine:

Walnut shell has amazing properties in medicinal, beauty and health field. for this reason, walnut shell is used for production of many kinds of herbal medicine in traditional medication. Walnut shell powder is known as an important product in medical consumptions. It is used as traditional effective treatment to control blood sugar. However, there is not scientific studies in this field, but the traditional physicians’ experiences have shown that walnut shell powder is effective in declining the blood sugar in diabetic patients.

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Walnut shell properties in Cosmetic and Health

Walnut shell has many applications in cosmetic and health products, industrial and home uses. For example, one of the usages of walnut shell is powerful face skin-exfoliation. For such use of walnut shell, it is enough to grind the dried shell to make powder perfectly and eventually make mask and use it for skin-exfoliating. Walnut shell powder has great benefits for teeth too. Walnut shell also has sterilization property and in the field of disinfection of gums in traditional medicine has many fans. it is useful for teeth whitening and elimination of yellowness as well.
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Granulation of walnut shell powder products provided by Nikan West Gilsonite​

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 mesh size: 4-12, 6-10 ، 8-12


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 mesh size: 10-20, 12-20 ، 14-30


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 mesh size: 60-35، 60-40، 100-40، 100-60 ، 200-60


Other applications of walnut shell powder:

oil well drilling:

Utilization of walnut shell in the process of oil well drilling, prevents from fluid circulation in the closed routs and is counted as an efficient solution. walnut shell powder mixed with mud will be sent inside the well to block the different pores to make well internal environment more immune and impenetrable. This action doesn’t make any change in mud so it can be separated and open textured easily.



Walnut shell powder as an abrasive material is used for metals, glass wool, wood, glass, plastics and stone. This material is able to clean wastes from any layers without leaving any smallest scratch.

Cleaning gasoline and diesel engines

Walnut Shell powder is used for cleaning aircraft engines and steam turbines.


Bed for the small animals

Walnut shell powder is used as the decomposable bed for birds, reptiles and other small animals.

Water purification or water refinery

Using walnut shell powder in water refinery process is the best available technology to remove oil and grease.

Graffiti cleaning

walnut shell powder is a suitable substitution for sand in graffiti removal and general cleaning of buildings, boats, bridges and outdoor statuaries. This unique natural material also is used in other industries such as polishing jewelries, production of non- slipping concrete surfaces and additives.

The properties of walnut shell for your skin

One day you’ll wake up in the morning and look at the mirror, and the first thing you notice on your face is a big burble. possibly you want these annoying point disappear. We suggest not to ignore the benefits of walnut shell to remove the burbles.
Exploitation of the skin is one of the properties of hard walnut shell. Walnut shell can remove the dead cells and can be a powerful facial scrub which presents you a shiny face. There is a very simple way to use it, grind some walnut shell to make powder then use it as a mask or skin exfoliating to remove the dead cells and illuminate your face.

Benefits of Walnut Peel Powder for Hair

The benefits of walnut shell powder for hair

The green and fresh shell, is the external part of walnut which has antioxidant and anti-biotic properties. It must be noted that the green external shell of walnut is the healer of your skin, but the properties of walnut shell is not only applicable to your skin. Another use of green walnut shell is reduction of hair loss. It is interesting to know that this amazing powder is very effective to prevent the hair loss. Existence of biotin in walnut shell is another benefit to cure the hair loss. Certainly you know that walnut contains omega 3, folic acid and important minerals such as iron, zinc and copper which all of them help hair to grow. Of course don’t forget that the yellow walnut shell also has a lot of properties.

Green walnut shell as a kind of hair color made by nature

Fresh walnut shell is useful as a color maker to produce variety of natural hair colors. Certainly you have experienced that while peeling off the green shell, your hands become black. This blackness comes from splendid staining properties of green walnut shell which convert it to amazing natural hair color. So don’t ignore the effect of the walnut shell for hair color. Researches have proved walnut shell contains full tannin which is used to produce cosmetic and hair color. Excessive, hair coloring or lack of vitamins cause loosing hair and pigments which results in white hair. The green walnut shell is capable of covering the white hair as natural hair color. Blackness from the heart of nature, free of factory chemicals.

Method of using walnut shell for hair loss treatment

Walnut shell powder from traditional medicine till modern medicine, always has been applied for baldness treatment. You can boil the green walnut shell at home and wash your hair with its decoction and you will see a miracle happens. Also you can use walnut oil to remove dandruff.
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Harms of walnut shell powder for hair

In addition to walnut shell benefits, alike other products, it has some harms as well. Remember that walnut has allergic minerals. In another word in addition to oral consumption, using walnut shell for hair might cause irritation. Using walnut shell as hair color for people who are sensitive to walnut may have side effects such as burns

Instructions of walnut shell for hair color

Boil green walnut shell (fresh, dried or powdered) in water for 30 minutes then when the solvent gets cold, massage it gently on your hair with gloves. Alike the process of hair coloring wear a plastic hat and wait for 30 to 40 minutes. Repeat this procedure a few times per week.

Walnut skin dressing for your wound

As said, walnut shell can peal dead skin, is useful to remove thick skin of elbow and knee and it helps to soften the skin. When talk about walnut shell properties, shouldn’t be unaware of its role as ointment or decoction to cure the wound. The external use of walnut shell as a poultice was known among the famous physicians over centuries. Even it was used as sanitizer before Christ. Also if you suffer from eczema or any kind of infection, don’t forget walnut shell. The green walnut shell is applicable for skin wounds treatment due to its antibacterial properties. Naphthalene which has anti-fungal properties can be helpful to cure the wound and in the form of local solvent has the role of treatment.
Instructions for using walnut skin

Instructions for using walnut shell

The green walnut shell can be used fresh or dried. Since it is not possible to access the walnut shell any time, Drying and powdering it, is always better and more effective method to use it. For this reason, industrial equipment’s are provided to grind walnut shell and production of walnut shell powder. Fans can purchase wholesale from Nikan West Gilsonite Company the walnut shell and gilsonite producer in Iran. Walnut shell is one of the very useful wastages an applicable in different industries and also cosmetic use. In other words, we can say that its properties for skin and hair are noticeable. Nowadays the sales of walnut shell are done internationally, and is confirmed by world physicians. if you care about your skin and are tired of using chemical products, the solution is hidden in the heart of nature.

Properties of walnut shell wood decoction

The Iranian physicians in the past and even present time were and are fully aware of the yellow walnut shell properties, and in traditional Iranian medicine it was used to treat the additional triglyceride in blood. Walnut shell for treatment of blood fat was used in Abu Ali Sina medicine.

Production of walnut shell in Iran and the world

It should not be forgotten that however our country has a diverse climate, from warm south temperate to mild north, from dry and hot deserts to cold and snowy mountains, but is capable to grow all kinds of trees such as palm and walnut in its fertile soil. There are many fruitful walnut trees in mountainous areas in Iran such as Kohkilooyeh and Boyerahmad, Lorestan, Tabriz and Zanjan and Hamedan. Knowing the properties of walnut is very important in walnut consumption instructions, agriculture and even in our economy. It is hard to believe but despite all said benefits, millions of tons’ walnut shell is being thrown away every year. Characteristic of walnut shell which is capable of using in different industries which reduces supply of material to walnut skin powder industries. Since Iran alongside the United States and China is the prominent producer in the world, so it is very important to aware of walnut shell properties for everybody in order to best use of this nutritious walnut skin powder.

This unique natural material is used in many other industries such as Jewelry polishing, Non-Skid applications, Fillers and Extenders.

Sample chemical properties of walnut shell

Calcium %0.50

Sample physical characteristics of walnut shell

Oil content%0.25
Volumetric Weight 850Kg/m3
Moisture content %6
Oil Removal Rate %65
Ware Rate≤%1.5
Oil Removal %90-95

Suspended Removal Rate%90-98
Specific Gravity1.25g/cm3
Bulk Density0.8g/cm3
Specific Gravity1.35
Mohs Hardness2.5-4
Solubility Insoluble
Particle ShapeIrregular
Crude Protein 5.7
HS Code 38249090
Adsorption Rate50-70
Corase Fiber3.7
Color Yellow