Witch Hazel Tincture | Hamamelis virginiana

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Witch Hazel Tincture

£6.95 100ml       

Witch Hazel Tincture (Hamamelis virginiana)

Tincture of Witch Hazel (Hamamelis virginiana) 1:3 25%

Hamamelis virginiana, organic grain alcohol

External use is generally very well tolerated with only rare allergic or skin sensitivity reactions.

Only use externally or as a gargle, unless directed by a herbalist due to the high tannin content. 

Partcularly avoid internal use during pregnancy.

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Hamamelis virginica

Common name: Witch Hazel

Family: Hamamelidaceae

Part used: Leaf, bark


Constituents: Tannins (3-10%), flavonoids (leaf) including quercetin, kaempferol, volatile oils (approx 5%)

Actions: Astringent

  • Styptic
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Anti-haemorrhagic

Traditional and current uses:

  • Varicose veins, haemorrhoids, phlebitis, poor venous tone
  • Acne, stings and bites
  • Inflamed gums and pharyngitis (gargle)
  • Wet eczema
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Inflamed weeping skin and minor wounds
  • Distilled witch hazel water is useful for post partum sore bits

Disclaimer: The information on this website is provided for educational use only, and is not intended as a replacement for the services of a qualified medical herbalist, doctor or licensed health practitioner. The information contained herein is not diagnostic, always consult a medical health professional before embarking on a treatment programme. Urban Fringe Dispensary disclaims any liability, loss, injury or damage incurred as a consequence of the use and application of the advice given herein.

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