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Witch Hazel


Do not DRINK this. Also, verify the ingredients carefully.  Some herbal/diet supplement products have been found to contain possibly harmful impurities/additives.

A local anesthetic and astringent made from the twigs and leaves of Hamamelis Virginiana. 

When Witch Hazel is applied to the skin, it makes for some amazing sensations. Witch hazel has been used to relieve swelling, bleeding, itching, minor pain, and discomfort caused by minor skin irritations (e.g., cuts, scrapes, insect bites). It is also used to relieve itching, discomfort, irritation, and burning caused by hemorrhoids.