Herbal Information for Organic Witch Hazel Leaf in Cut Form
Common Name: Witch Hazel Leaf, Winter Bloom, Striped Alder, Spotted Alder, Snapping Hazel, Tobacco Wood
Botanical Name: Hamamelis virginiana
Pin Yin Name: N/A
Other Ingredients: None, nothing has been added to this product.
Package Size: 4 ounces
Form: Organic Cut and Shifted
Dosage: Follow doctors instructions on how to use this herb
Brand: Starwest Botanicals
Cautions: Do not use if pregnant or nursing
Additional Information on Organic Witch Hazel Leaf
- A shrub native to North America
- Both taken internally and used topically
- Therapeutic benefits for some conditions
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About Starwest Botanicals Quality Control
Starwest Botanicals validated quality assurance testing includes:
• Organoleptic testing to ensure proper appearance, color, aroma and flavor.
• Microscopic and Macroscopic inspection for foreign matter.
• HPTLC for identification, to verify purity and authenticity.
• ICP-MS heavy metal analysis.
• Microbiology testing for pathogens such as E. coli and salmonella.
• Chemical analyses for moisture content, volatile oil, ash and acid insoluble ash.
Audits all suppliers yearly to assure they meet our GMP requirements
Samples are retained from all shipments are thoroughly tested and compared to our extensive reference library of dried herbs and botanicals to verify authenticity. All lot samples are kept for five years and can be traced for verification.
Starwest Botanicals utilizes not only their in-house laboratory, but also independent labs and consultants to guarantee their analyses are complete. Testing includes organoleptic analysis for aroma, color, flavor and texture. Physical testing involves moisture, volatile oil content, heavy metals, microbiology, thin layer chromatography, and other tests specific to each herb.
This product is pharmacopeia grade (it meets or exceeds standards of Chinese pharmacopeia guidelines). Simply put, the quality of pharmacopeia herbs is better than commonly used food grade herbs to ensure they deliver their intended effect. These herbs were made at good manufacturing practices (GMP) internationally certified facilities. Quality control tests are done at the manufacturing site and at third party labs to confirm results. The testing includes detecting for contaminants such as heavy metals, mircobacteria, and pesticide residues.
Chinese medicine is a 5,000 year old art and science. Diagnosis and prescription require a trained professional. If your symptoms do not improve, please consult your acupuncturist, doctor of oriental medicine, or physician.
The information here is intended for information only. It is not to be used to diagnose, treat, cure, or to be used in place of medical supervision. Consult with your naturopathic doctor or health care professional. The FDA has not evaluated these statements and products, and they are not intended for the prevention, treatment, cure, or mitigation of disease.
California Residents: This product is subject to Proposition 65.
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DetailsCurrent Stock:SKU: 209622-34Global Trade Item Number: 767963140746Manufacturer Part Number 209622-34Condition: NewAvailability: Usually ships in 1 business dayWidth: 3.00 (in)Height: 4.00 (in)Depth: 2.00 (in)