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Witch Hazel Oil

Rated 4.6 out of 5
Based on 11 reviews

Witch Hazel Oil boasts potent anti-inflammatory and astringent properties that make it an essential part of any natural skincare routine. Its nutrient-rich composition helps soothe irritated skin, reduce redness, and tighten pores, making it an invaluable ally against common skin problems.

Distinctly fresh, with an underlying woody scent, witch hazel oil possesses a clean, medicinal aroma with a hint of floral sweetness that blends well with many hair and skin helping essential oils like rose and rosemary.

High quality aromatic profile

Wholesale Botanics evaluates essential oils via multiple objective and subjective methods in order to provide you with the most potent and safe essential oils possible. This emphasis on high-quality plant-based products ensures that the essential oils we sell are excellent examples of the aromatic profile characteristic of the plant from which they are derived.

Wholesale Botanics carrier oils are naturally derived, minimally processed, and carefully evaluated to ensure safety and therapeutic potency.
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Vegan Friendly

The oil is 100% Vegan - No animal was harmed nor used in the manufacturing of this product.

Responsibly Sourced

We work with farms and producers in over 30 countries to support renewable harvest and grow practices.

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Oil Report

Access the certificate of analysis below to see the geographical and scientific data of our Witch Hazel Oil.

Geographical & Botanical Breakdown of Witch Hazel Oil

View and download the Certificate of Analysis for our Witch Hazel Oil.

Botanical Name
Hamamelis virginiana
Infused Oil
CAS Number
Also Known As
  • Winterbloom Oil
Grown In
  • India

Oil Profile

Witch Hazel Oil revives and protects the skin with natural anti-inflammatory and astringent properties.
Extraction Method
Parts Used
Brown liquid
Mild, woodsy, herbal
Key Components
Carvacrol, eugenol, hamamelitannin
Blends Well With
Rosemary, rose, and geranium essential oils
Mixes Well With
Marula, tamanu, or sweet almond carrier oils

Key Components

Witch Hazel Oil contains natural tannins that help reduce inflammation, making it a potential treatment for skin irritations, including acne, eczema, and insect bites.
This luxurious carrier oil contains natural compounds that have been found to help protect the skin's collagen from degradation, promoting skin elasticity and firmness.
Packed with phytochemicals, like flavonoids and catechins, Witch Hazel Oil offers powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits for the skin and scalp.

Witch Hazel Oil Uses

With its soothing properties, Witch Hazel Oil can work wonders on your skin and hair. Here are some ways you can incorporate this carrier oil into your beauty routine.

How to Use Witch Hazel Oil

Topical Uses

Calming Skin Treatment: After cleansing your skin, apply a few drops of Witch Hazel Oil to calm redness and soothe minor skin irritations.

Scalp Relief Solution: To alleviate scalp inflammation and rebalance oil production, add a few drops of Witch Hazel Oil to your shampoo. Experience a soothing effect that may help maintain a healthier scalp.

Aromatic Uses

Revitalizing Linen Spray: Create a refreshing spray by combining Witch Hazel Oil with water and essential oils, like Lemon or Grapefruit. Spritz on pillows and linens for an invigorating scent that freshens and uplifts your surroundings.

Massage Oil Blend: Combine Witch Hazel Oil with the essential oils of your choice for a fragrant and soothing massage experience.

Moisturizing Witch Hazel Oil Recipe


  • 1/4 cup Witch Hazel Oil
  • 1/4 cup Coconut Oil
  • 10-15 drops of your preferred essential oil, such as Lavender or Vanilla (optional, for fragrance)


Combine the oils in a small, clean container. Apply a small amount of the moisturizer onto your body and massage it gently into your skin as often as needed.

Witch Hazel Oil Fun Facts

Witch Hazel Oil's common name is believed to originate from the Old English word "wice," meaning "pliant" or "bendable."

The Witch Hazel plant is known for its seed pods that can explosively eject their seeds up to 30 feet away when they mature.

The branches of the Witch Hazel shrub were historically used by Native Americans to create divining rods, believed to help locate water sources. 

What is Witch Hazel Oil?

The witch hazel plant is primarily grown in the eastern and central regions of North America, where it thrives in woodlands and forested areas. Its distinctive yellow flowers and unique seed capsules make it a visually captivating addition to natural landscapes.

Traditionally, Native Americans were the first to recognize the healing properties of witch hazel. They used the plant to alleviate various skin conditions, including wounds and insect bites. The Native Americans also brewed witch hazel tea for internal use to address digestive issues and other ailments.

Over time, the use of witch hazel has evolved, and today it is widely appreciated for its benefits in skincare. In particular, Witch Hazel Oil is extracted from the bark and leaves of the witch hazel plant. It’s known for its astringent properties, making it potentially effective in tightening the skin and reducing the appearance of pores. 

Its anti-inflammatory nature may help soothe redness, irritation, and inflammation, making it a popular choice for those with sensitive or acne-prone skin. Witch Hazel Oil is commonly found in toners, cleansers, and other skincare products, where it may provide a gentle and natural solution for promoting clear and healthy skin.

What Our Customers Think

"This oil is worth every penny, my eczema has gotten so much better after only a few weeks using it." - Aston 05/13/22
"It's super healthy for the skin so I mix it with my sunscreen for extra protection and it moisturizes the skin as a bonus." - Alfred 10/17/21
"It's really helpful to treat rashes, it keeps redness from spreading and soothes itching." - Eleanor 05/04/21
average rating 4.6 out of 5
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Reviewed by Deborah B.
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Reviewed by Pearl, from United States
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Effective against cold sores

Whenever I get cold sores I massage them with witch hazel oil and it heals right away.

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Reviewed by Penni, from United States
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For kids who don't want their cold medicine

Best money I have ever spent. I can't get my kids to take their cold medicine, but adding this oil to the diffuser helps reduce their symptoms.

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Reviewed by Lester, from United States
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Noticeable eczema improvement

This oil is worth every penny, my eczema has gotten so much better after only a few weeks using it.

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Reviewed by Dorothy, from United States
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Some results on a sore throat

I got witch hazel oil because a friend recommended it for the cold season, and even though the results haven't been mind blowing, it does alleviate throat pain and discomfort.

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