14 Genius Uses of Witch Hazel
If you don’t know witch hazel is a plant. Most parts of the tree such as the leafs, bark, even the twigs are used to make medicine. You may see a product called witch hazel water. This is a liquid that is distilled from dried leaves, bark, and partially dormant twigs. Witch hazel was used by tribes to treat a variety of ailments and is still commonly used today as a key ingredient in many commercial acne medications and healing ointments.
Witch hazel extract, in particular, is widely used these days as an astringent and beauty treatment, but can also provide relief for a number of issues, everything from sunburns, to bug bites, poison ivy, and more! Following are 14 amazing uses I’ve found for witch hazel.