Author: Jan Scholten
Names: Hamamelis macrophylla, Hamamelis dioica.
Names: in Greek hama means ‘together with’, mela means ‘fruit’.
English: Witch-hazel; Spotted Alder, Winterbloom, Snapping hazelnut.
Botany: shrub; damp woods, along streams; flowers yellow, in autumn; seeds ripen the year following; fruit and flowers born at the same time.
Content: tannic and gallic acid; tannin.
DD: Phase 4; Carbon series; Silver series.