Witch Hazel Bark
Most commonly known for its astringent properties, witch hazel bark is used both internally and externally. The bark is extremely high in tannins. Internally, it is used to treat internal bleeding as well as diarrhea. Externally, it is seen used to treat insect bites, some kinds of acne, minor cuts and scratches, and inflamed swollen areas. It has also been used widely in formulas to help treat hemorrhoids.
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