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Witch hazel is the name of:


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AllRefer.com - witch hazel, Plant (Plants) - Encyclopedia (328 words)
The plant seems to have been named for the resemblance of its leaves to those of the hazel, and the witch hazel branch, like that of the hazel, has been used as a divining rod.
The name "witch hazel" is applied also to an astringent liniment obtained from the leaves and bark of the plant.
Witch hazel is classified in the division Magnoliophyta, class Magnoliopsida, order Hamamelidales, family Hamamelidaceae.
Witch Hazel (1608 words)
Witch hazel is well known as a remedy for scalds and burns, swelling and inflammation of the skin and to stop bleeding.
Witch hazel is used externally as a lotion or ointment to relieve the pain and swelling of varicose veins and phlebitis, the itching of hemorrhoids and to speed healing of varicose ulcers.
The chief use of Hamamelis (witch hazel) is to treat hemorrhoids and varicose veins where the veins are weak and inflamed, and venous bleeding that is slow to stop, such as in nosebleeds.
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