Translation of witch hazel in Spanish:

witch hazel

hamamélide de Virginia, n.

noun

  • 1

    (tree)
    hamamélide de Virginia feminine
    • There were camellias flowering, witch hazel and wintersweet, and rows of paperwhites beside the driveway.
    • When else but in winter would we appreciate the witch hazel's subtle beauty?
    • The backyard is full of viburnums, witch hazels, hydrangeas of all kinds, fothergillas, and other interesting shrubs.
    • Gently prune large, slow-growing shrubs such as witch hazel, magnolia and Japanese maple.
    • Here were many favourites, including those that are normally associated with having scented flowers: witch hazel, Sarcococcus, Camellia, Daphne and magnolias.
    • This year I was delighted to find a close relative of the witch hazel also flowering at Christmas.
    • To start, they planted shrubs and small trees, including dogwoods, serviceberries, witch hazels, and native rhododendrons.
    • At this time of year it's difficult to make the garden look anything but dull, even with the occasional splash of winter colour from a witch hazel or mahonia.
    • From now through mid-March, deciduous trees show off their elegant forms, primroses are in flower, and winter bloomers such as witch hazel and sarcococca are perfuming the air.
    • Why witch hazels are not more widely grown is a mystery to me.
  • 2

    (liquid)
    solución de hamamélide de Virginia feminine
    • It isn't responding to my usual treatment, a concoction of tea tree oil, witch hazel and rosewater.
    • Also, take warm baths, avoid perfumed soap that can cause irritation, and use ice packs or cotton pads soaked in witch hazel to reduce pain and swelling.
    • I use witch hazel as an astringent and mild soap.
    • If you have predominantly oily skin throughout the seasons, opt for a toner that contains witch hazel, instead.
    • Both contain 50 percent witch hazel, which is an astringent and cleansing agent.
    • I can't run around swabbing all of you with witch hazel.
    • Add a bit of witch hazel to the mix if you like an astringent quality.
    • Her friend called Dr. Castillo and was told to put witch hazel on the eyes.
    • The tannins in witch hazel tighten the weak veins that trigger painful hemorrhoids.
    • She hurried over to one of the cabinets, not waiting for an answer, and pulled out a bottle of witch hazel and two clean rags.
    • These often contain witch hazel, which is thought to have soothing properties.
    • Applied externally, witch hazel, or Hamamelis virginiana, helps stop bleeding.
    • But, less predictably, he'll also be dousing his guitar-playing fingers in witch hazel.
    • Then, just as it popped into my head, one of the other panellists opted for witch hazel.
    • Treat any pain by taking paracetamol or applying witch hazel to the sore.
    • Others say that witch hazel or vodka, applied directly to the itchy spots, can help speed healing.
    • Though herbal remedies are usually administered as infusions or tinctures, witch hazel is best applied directly onto the wound as a compress.
    • Fill a clean, empty spray bottle with witch hazel, and store it in the fridge.
    • n Avocado, Egg and Mud Facial (health food stores stock clay mud in powder form): mash a quarter of an avocado with one tablespoon of dry clay, one egg yolk and enough witch hazel to make the texture of the mixture smooth.
    • Conjunctivitis can be treated by mixing one drop of chamomile oil with a teaspoon of witch hazel, and blending this solution with 30 ml of rose water.