Witch hazel is a natural tropical astringent, which makes it great for treating everything from acne to haemorrhoids. Among its many other uses, witch hazel can also help you heal bruises faster.
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An astringent contracts body tissues and reduces bleeding, so it makes sense that you can use it to make bruises fade faster and even help heal the underlying damage. Just apply witch hazel to a cotton ball or cloth and hold against the bruise for a few minutes two or three times per day. Hit up the full article for more great things you can do with witch hazel.
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