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What are some uses for witch hazel?

I just bought some. Do you have any special uses?

 
Iluvmy5

Asked by Iluvmy5 at 3:22 PM on Sep. 2, 2010 in Health

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Answers (13)
  • I only used it on my lady parts after having my boys.
    Amelia512

    Answer by Amelia512 at 3:23 PM on Sep. 2, 2010

  • Besides being the active ingredient in Preparation H... it is a natural astringent and antiseptic. I use it as a toner and I use it mixed with some glycerin under my eyes to reduce the puffiness.
    WoodWitch

    Answer by WoodWitch at 3:27 PM on Sep. 2, 2010

  • to dry up zits,as an astringent
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 3:23 PM on Sep. 2, 2010

  • It's used in rectal compresses and in hemorrhoid medications, too.

    NannyB.

    Answer by NannyB. at 3:24 PM on Sep. 2, 2010

  • I use it for bug bits. You know mosquitoe bites. Itchy skin.

    louise2

    Answer by louise2 at 3:28 PM on Sep. 2, 2010

  • For blemishes

    Nsbgirl

    Answer by Nsbgirl at 3:24 PM on Sep. 2, 2010

  • I've only used it after my children's deliveries...
    SWEETPEAS3MOM

    Answer by SWEETPEAS3MOM at 3:26 PM on Sep. 2, 2010

  • I use it in place of Alcohol for wound care. It's also good after washing your face as an astringent...
    SabrinaMBowen

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 3:26 PM on Sep. 2, 2010

  • Like everyone else I only every used it after I had my son. I still have some pads left over maybe next time I get a zit....
    jessicarae787

    Answer by jessicarae787 at 3:29 PM on Sep. 2, 2010

  • Stick it in the fridge and use it with cold compresses. It takes the tenderness away, and takes the coloring out of bruises.
    Eviesmommy

    Answer by Eviesmommy at 3:30 PM on Sep. 2, 2010

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