A 34-year-old member asked:
Safe to use witch hazel or home remedy to cure the under eye pad?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Rick Kirschneranswered
General Practice 40 years experience
Yes: Witch hazel is a well used home remedy (when i was a kid, a bottle of distilled was in every medicine cabinet). The herb is astringent and anti-inflammatory, and is used topically for a variety of skin problems (acne, itchy or oily skin) on wounds and bruises, and more. It constricts capillaries beneath the skin, so many people swear by it for puffy eyes.
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Last updated Sep 9, 2014
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