Heal Bruises Faster With Witch Hazel

Heal Bruises Faster with Witch Hazel

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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    Interesting! I wonder if it come in paste/pill form? Keeping a plant around's a bit of a hassle, but surely the active chemical component has been extracted and concentrated... That's how medicine works, after all. Find stuff, extract the useful bits, make it easier to deal with.

    Last edited 08/05/15 1:47 pm

      T n dickinsons all natural witch hazel. Been around for years from supermarket/chemist

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