Witch Hazel is excellent for all skin types including sensitive, oil and dry. Commonly found in cleansers, toners, anti-aging products and in products for blemished or acne-prone skin.
Witch Hazel with 14% Alcohol has been used in a variety of cosmetic and pharmaceutical applications for over a century. Witch Hazel with 14% Alcohol is the most widely used and versatile extract
used in many of the world's greatest products as an active ingredient and natural enhancer. This product offers astringent, anti-irritant and anti-inflammatory properties that have been proven to be highly beneficial for many Cosmetic and Pharmaceutical applications.
Some of the benefits for Skin care are:
Removes excess oil
Controls oil production
Cleanses and conditions skin
Tones and tightens
Shelf Life is greater than three years
Country of Origin is the USA
The distillation process is proprietary
For long-term storage, Hydrosols/Waters, should be transferred to sterile glass containers with sterile caps. To avoid contamination we should NOT touch bottle rims, or inside bottle caps with fingers, or pour unused hydrosols back into the container. We should avoid direct sunlight and avoid extreme heat for long periods of time. Refrigeration can assist in extending the shelf life of hydrosols.
Our Hydrosols are tested every 90 days for fungal and microbial contamination.
Recent Test Results July 2020
pH@25 Deg. C 3.56
Specific Gravity@ 25 Deg C .981
Specific Gravity@ 25 Deg C 0.981
Total non volatile residue: 2.6
Acetone, other ketones, IPA & t-butanol: Negative
Limit of Tannins: <0.03
%Aolchol C2H5OH by volume: 14.6
Yeast & Mold Plate Count: Pass
Gram Neg./Gram Pos. Bact. Plate Count: Pass
When a Hydrosol leaves the still it will be sterile. Only improper handling or storage ..or adulteration with water that was not distilled can contaminate a Hydrosol. Our Hydrosols are shipped in Food Industry Approved plastic jugs.
I am happy with this witch hazel. I had been buying another brand that was considerably more expensive. They smell comparable as far as the extract content. I was also very pleased to be able to buy it in bulk for my homemade theive's oil spray.