Witch Hazel


INCI: Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Leaf Extract

What is Witch Hazel?
Witch Hazel is a genus of four different species of plants in the Hamamelidaceae family, which can be found in North America, Japan, and China. The extract comes from the leaves of the tree.
Properties of Witch Hazel
It is an active ingredient widely used for its antibacterial properties thanks to gallic acid. It also contains tannins with good anti-inflammatory, soothing, and astringent properties. Additionally, it promotes the healing of small wounds and helps reduce itching. Its use is recommended for skin with eczema, dermatitis, and acne.