Witch Hazel has been used for treating bruises, a variety of skin problems incoluding dermatitis and acne, haemorrhoids, sunburn, varicose veins and wrinkles.
It is a potent astringent and contains generous amounts of tannins which are excellent for skin conditions. Studies have suggested it also increases the tone of the blood vessels in the skin which enhances blood supply to damaged areas.
Apply as a compress. Can also be drunk as a tea.
100ml 1:3 Alcohol Volume 45%. Take 10 – 15 drops 2 x daily.
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