Thursday, February 1, 2018

Thirty Six Uses for Witch Hazel, Why Witch Hazel Should be in Your Home

Witch Hazel is a staple found in many homes, usually in a first aide kit. The astringent substance made from the leaves and bark of a plant called Hamamelis virginiana is great for skincare. However there are many great uses for Witch Hazel. Below I have 36 uses for the funny smelling staple we know as Witch Hazel.

We are definitely not doctors or scientists, although, some are tried and true, while some have been gathered from around the web as well.

  • 1. Reduces swelling and itching.
  • 2. Soothes burns and diaper rashes.
  • 3. Cleans cuts.
  • 4. Helps control acne.
  • 5. Makeup Removable.
  • 6. Get rid of dandruff.
  • 7. Reduce the appearance of stretch marks.
  • 8. Get rid of eye bags and soothe eye puffiness.
  • 9. Sunburn relief.
  • 10. Helps heal bruises.
  • 11. Prevent razor burn.
  • 12. Control frizzy hair.
  • 13. A natural deodorant.
  • 14. Helps heal inflamed gums.
  • 15. Helps soothe a sore throat.
  • 16. Clean pet's ears and helps extract ticks.
  • 17. Treat Toe nail fungus.
  • 18. Eco-friendly cleaning agent for home cleaning.
  • 19. Soothe a cold.
  • 20. Gets rid of fruit flies.
  • 21. Helps relieve chicken pox.
  • 22. Cure a cold sore.
  • 23. Provides relief for poison ivy and Poison oak.
  • 24. Helps soothe itchiness due to Eczema and Psoriasis.
  • 25. Clean Jewelry.
  • 26. Use to thin paint out.
  • 27. Helps to relieve sun poisoning.
  • 28. Helps treat an itchy scalp.
  • 29. Stops bleeding.
  • 30. Help soothe stings and bites from bugs.
  • 31. Face Toner.
  • 32. Cleaning eyeglasses.
  • 33. Hemorrhoid relief.
  • 34. Clean mirrors.
  • 35. Helps to remove blackheads.
  • 36. Helps to control excessive sweating.

    1. I didn't know you could use it for sunburn relief. I thought Witch Hazel kind of burned like peroxide.

    2. Wow, this is an awesome list. I've debated on getting some Witch Hazel and definitely will since I saw this list!!

    3. I never knew Witch Hazel had these many uses! I guess this means I will have to get some the next time I shop. I am curious about using it to control frizzy hair.

    4. Wow I never knew there were so many uses for Witch Hazel, I am astounded. I will definitely be picking some up to help me!