Witch Hazel Extract is a tonic, astringent and a sedative. It is known for its anti-inflammatory properties and used in the treatment of bruises and swellings. It can help clean skin, cleansing pores, removing dead skin and tightening pores. It also strengthens the muscular fiber of the veins. It is great for soothing burns (on unbroken skin), acne break outs, and preventing razor burn.