Astringent Herbs

astringent herbs

Astringent herbs tighten and tone tissues. Most popular is witch hazel to tighten and tone skin but aloe Vera (not in diagram)is also an astringent; tightening and toning the digestive tract, useful for leaky gut.
Shepherds Purse is a powerful astringent in that it helps tone blood vessels and may stop some internal bleeding or aid against chronic bruising.

Horse Chestnut is an astringent and primarily used to aid in leg circulation and repairing of spider veins and varicose veins.