Witch Hazel (Hamamelis virginiana) Native to Eastern N. America

Witch Hazel (Hamamelis virginiana)

Parts used: leaves are harvested in the summer and fall while the bark is harvested in the spring.

Medicinal uses: Soothes cuts, bruises, sprains, insect bites, burns, and sunburns. Also used to control internal and external bleeding, to treat aching joints and sore muscles.

Cautions: Take internally only under professional supervision (Chevallier 104).

Witch Hazel Hamamelis virginiana

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