Witch Hazel, also known as Hamamelis Virginiana, is a shrub originating from the United States. This natural remedy has been used for centuries to relieve skin conditions related to irritation and inflammation.
What are the benefits of Witch Hazel on the skin?
- Helps with acne, eczema and psoriasis.
- Reduces inflammation and helps soothe your skin.
- Reduces skin irritation. Also defeats erythema (temporary redness of the skin caused by injury or irritation).
- Acts as an astringent, meaning it contracts the skin cells and tissues of your skin to help shrink its pores. This is a remedy used to treat oily skin, reducing excessive sebum secretion.