An excellent astringent when the bark, leaves and twigs are
distilled and mixed with alcohol and water. Used as a liniment and
eyewash and treatment for hemorrhoids. For internal hemorrhages and
excessive menstrual flow. |
Technology: The bendable forked branches have been used as divining rods in the search of water or minerals.
Note: Also called Snapping hazel because in the fall when flowers appear the seed capsula split open and will shoot their seeds sometimes 20 or 30 feet.
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