Latin name: Hamamelis virginiana L.
Botanical family: Hamamelidaceae
Growth habit: Tree
Vernacular name(s): witch hazel (Eng.)
hamamélis de Virginie, café du diable (Fr.)
nsakemižins (Ojibwa)
Inner bark :Used as an emetic, especially in cases of poisoning. Steeped and strained as a lotion for skin trouble, and as a wash for sore eyes [Ojibwa 85].
Bark :Infusion used for bruises, piles and hemorrhages [44].