Witch Hazel Oil
Botanical Name: Hamamelis virginiana
Extraction Method: Infused
Description: Witch hazel is a plant which has powerful medicinal properties. It is extracted through infusion in a mix of Sesame and Jojoba oils from Hamamelis virginiana, a type of shrub native to North America. The leaves and bark of this tree is used for making teas and ointments.
The oil comes from the leaves of the tree and has a unique, fresh, herbaceous aroma with subtle floral and fruity tones. Witch hazel has astringent, anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties for skin care.
Tightens skin: Witch Hazel is known to nourish your skin by reduces open pores by tightening your skin. It also helps in removing oiliness from the skin, reduces skin’s puffiness and tightens the skin. Hence making your skin look rejuvenated and fresh almost immediately.
Reduces inflammation: Witch hazel oil contains many components with anti-inflammatory properties like allic acid and tannins. It also contains antioxidants which help prevent inflammation and neutralizes free radicals. Therefore, witch hazel oil may be useful in the treatment of inflammatory-related issues, such as acne, eczema or psoriasis.
Tackles Skin irritation: Applying Witch Hazel oil on sensitive skin is beneficial in the treatment of inflamed, irritated or broken skin. It also helps reduce skin redness and provide relief for irritated and sensitive skin.
Fights Acne: The anti-inflammatory properties of this oil are helpful in treatment of acne. It also acts as an astringent, causing your tissues to contract to help shrink pores, while also soothing your skin and relieving inflammation.
Reduces Scalp infections: Witch hazel oil is beneficial for treat scalp sensitivity and provides relief from symptoms, such as itching and tenderness. It’s also sometimes used as a natural remedy to relieve symptoms of other scalp problems, such as dandruff and dryness.
Skin Type: Suitable for all skin types including acne prone skin
Storage: It is recommended to store carrier oils in cool dark place to maintain their freshness and maximum shelf life. If refrigerated, bring them to room temperature before use.