Witch hazel has many uses, including clearing up spots and blemishes, soothing diaper rash, shrinking bags that form under the eyes, treating external hemorrhoids, relieving varicose veins and treating poison ivy, poison... More » Beauty & Fashion Skin Care

According to American Distilling, alcohol-free witch hazel is advantageous for skin care purposes and the cleansing of sensitive areas of the body. It is useful in cases where the application of alcohol-based products co... More » Beauty & Fashion Skin Care

Witch hazel shrubs are deciduous, vase-shaped plants that bloom in early spring. These shrubs can grow as tall as 12 feet without proper and timely pruning. More »

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Witch hazel has antibacterial, antimicrobial and astringent properties, which make it an effective treatment for a number of medical and cosmetic skin problems, according to Women's Health. It is an inexpensive and effec... More » Beauty & Fashion Skin Care

Witch hazel treats minor irritation caused by hemorrhoids, notes WebMD. Witch hazel contains tannins and oils that slow bleeding, draw tissue together and reduce inflammation. In Native American history, the bark and lea... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Gastrointestinal Issues

Witch hazel is commonly used as a treatment for hemorrhoids and is also used for minor bleeding and skin irritation, according to WebMD. When applied to the skin, it can relieve irritation, burning, discomfort and itchin... More » Health Medications & Vitamins

Witch hazel is used topically to remedy minor skin ailments, such as sunburn, acne, burns, insect bites and varicose veins and has been used to treat fever. Witch hazel also has an astringent and toner affect on the skin... More » Beauty & Fashion Skin Care Face Cleansing