The name witch in witch-hazel has its origins in Middle English wiche, from the Old English wice, meaning "pliant" or "bendable", and is not related to the word witch meaning a practitioner of magic.
Native to eastern North America, Hamamelis virginiana is a small deciduous tree with smooth, grey bark and golden-yellow, threadlike flowers that bloom in the fall. Native Americans have traditionally used witch hazel for centuries, boiling the bark as a decoction. Our organic witch hazel bark can be prepared as a tea or astringent extract and can also be used in tincturing and body care products.
Witch hazel is a leather-leafed deciduous shrub native to eastern United States. The bottoms of its leaves are dull gray, but the upward facing surfaces of the leaves are
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