Black Walnut Juglone and Pipes

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Forum topic by Siegel_KenEvil posted 08-20-2010 12:10 AM 2630 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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08-20-2010 12:10 AM

I was recently informed that black walnut contains a toxin called Juglone. I also just made 10 pipes out of black walnut. See where I’m going with this? Apparently the concentration of juglone in the heart wood isn’t high but I suspect it’s still not a good idea to smoke it. Is it worse than the tobacco?

-- Scott

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#1 posted 08-20-2010 12:26 AM

Here’s some real data:

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#2 posted 08-21-2010 04:17 AM

If you are smoking tobacco, the potential for the Juglone poisoning is the least of your worries. I would not fret about the Juglone. You can always boil the walnut if you are concerned, but I know its not a problem.

-- Kyle Edwards,, Iron Station , NC (near Charlotte)

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