Witch Hazel is an astringent produced from the leaves and bark of the Witch Hazel shrub. It has healing properties that include healing cuts & bruises, reducing skin inflammation, soothing razor burns & sunburn, anti-itch remedy for insect bites & rashes, helps tighten up the skin and reduce bagginess – such as under the eyes, and reduces pain and swelling from varicose veins.  Use externally.