Witchhazel · Suhwe?t (suh-whet)

Witchhazel · Suhwe?t (suh-whet) (HMXI2)

Location: Washington, DC 20565
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 53.322', W 77° 0.955'

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A popular commercial remedy and facial astringent used throughout the world, witchhazel was first harvested by Native peoples in the eastern United States.

The Potawatomi and Mahican tribes used witchhazel as a sedative and as an astringent, and valued its ability to stop bleeding. They also used witchhazel to soothe skin irritations, burns, and insect bites, and made a tea, often mixed with maple syrup, to treat sore throat.

Did you know that witchhazel is often used to treat sore muscles, sunburn, and skin rashes?
HM NumberHMXI2
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Date Added Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 9:03am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 325157 N 4306357
Decimal Degrees38.88870000, -77.01591667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 53.322', W 77° 0.955'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 53' 19.32" N, 77° 0' 57.30" W
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Area Code(s)202
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 82-98 Jefferson Dr SW, Washington DC 20565, US
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