TITLE

Plant Focus - Hamamelis

PUB. DATE
August 2013
SOURCE
Horticulture Week;8/1/2013, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on Hamamelis or Witch hazel, a deciduous shrubs and small trees that produce clusters of fragrant flowers. It states that the plant is now known for its medicinal properties due to its antioxidant and astringent powers that are useful in treating skin diseases. It adds that the plant has five species including H. vernalis, H. ovalis and H. mollis. Its significance as a valuable ornamental plant is also emphasized.
ACCESSION #
88117416

 

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