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Witch Hazel Distillate 8 Ounces (Alcohol Free)
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Alcohol Free Witch Hazel Distillate
Great skin toner, cleanser, make up remover, first aid multipurpose solution (cuts and scrapes, poison ivy, sunburn and more).
Made in the USA .
99.85% Witch Hazel distillate (natural plant derived), .15% Benzoic Acid (mild preservative)
The most natural form of witch hazel available is preserved with benzoic acid, which is used in The Homestead Company products. It has a .15% concentration, making it 99.85% naturally plant derived.
•Witch hazel distillate is commonly used in skincare. It is a strong anti-oxidant and astringent, which makes it very useful in fighting acne. It has been recommended for psoriasis, eczema, aftershave applications, cracked or blistered skin, for treating insect bites, poison ivy, and as the treatment of choice for varicose veins and hemmorhoids-(For easy application try the Baby Wipe Companion).
•Witch hazel is also known to help with speeding the healing of cold sores with several daily applications.
•Witch hazel is also traditionally known as a good first reaction against shaving cuts and abrasions for men and is also helpful for sunburns.
•Non-medicinal uses: The product witch hazel has also been found to be useful in the restoration or renewal of old furniture finishes. When poured onto a flat wood surface with significant crazing in the old lacquer or varnish and left to sit, the witch hazel will essentially "melt" or soften the surface.
Does Not Contain
Witch Hazel is a plant derived water in which it is extracted by steam distillation. This means it is actually a water, therefore it must be preserved. There are 3 ways it is preserved, by alcohol, parabens, or benzoic acid. Most witch hazel products are preserved using isopropyl alcohol, which can be very drying to the skin; and parabens have been linked to cancer. This product does not contain alcohol or parabens.
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