Part Used: Leaf and Bark.
Witch Hazel is used as an astringent with tonic properties for the
venous system. Like many strong astringents it is not used for long periods of time. Int. and
ext. for Varicose veins, leg aches and cramps, phlebitis, hemmorhoids. Acute or chronic
diarrhea. Pelvic blood congestion leading to heavy and inter-menstrual bleeding. Uterine or
abdominal prolapse. Internal passive hemmorhage. Sinusitis, nasal congestion. Aching
muscles from over-exertion (int. and ext.). Externally or as a wash for skin ulcers, mouth
sores, sore throat, tonsilitis, laryngitis, wounds, bruises, sprains, swelling, burns, facial