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Does anybody know what are the medicinal uses or any other ethnobotanical uses of Hamamelis virginiana?
If you know websites containing any information about Hamamelis virginiana please link to them.
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Here is some basic information about Hamamelis virginiana and a list of ethnobotanical uses which includes medicinal uses and other uses of Hamamelis virginiana.

 

Hamamelis virginiana basic info
Scientific Name: Hamamelis virginiana L..
Family: Hamamelidaceae.
Genus: Hamamelis.
Description: Hamamelis virginiana is a small, deciduous tree, native to eastern North America, from Nova Scotia west to Minnesota, and south to central Florida to eastern Texas. Native Americans produced witch hazel extract by boiling the stems of the shrub and producing a decoction, which was used to treat swellings, inflammations, and tumors. - for more info about Hamamelis virginiana See link

 

Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Hamamelis virginiana
*The information in this list is based on the ethnobotanical data in Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases.
Dr. Duke does not recommend using this information for self diagnosis or self medication. - See link

 

Hamamelis virginiana in other websites
Hamamelis virginiana common names, economics importance, distributional range and more in the USDA GRIN website - See link.
Search PubMed (US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health) for academic researches with the search term Hamamelis virginiana - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Hamamelis virginiana - See link.

 

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