Hamamelis Ointment Haas® contains Aqua hamamelidis: A steam distillate of the base of fresh, flowering hamamelis twigs (Hamamelis virginica) with diluted alcohol.
Hamamelis virginica is the latin name for witch hazel from Virginia whose leaves and barks of the twigs were already used as a medicine by the natives of North America. Hamamelis Ointment Haas® can be used for varicose veins, external haemorrhoids, cracked or chapped skin, dry and sore nasal mucous membranes, soreness in small children and adults (e.g. intertrigo), abrasions, small burns, sunburn, glacial sunburn and chilblains.
This is an officially authorized medicinal product. You should obtain advice from an expert and read the package label.
Unless otherwise prescribed by a doctor, apply the ointment to the affected area 2-3 times a day. For cracked, chapped or broken skin, apply ointment dressings; replace the ointment dressings 2-3 times a day. The ointment must not be ingested.
Follow the dosage stated on the package label or by your doctor. If you think that the effect of the medicine is not strong enough or too strong, speak to your doctor, pharmacist or chemist.
1 g Hamamelis Ointment Haas® contains: 150 mg hamamelis steam distillate (Aqua hamamelidis), lanolin alcohols (Alcoholes adipis lanae), lanolin (Adeps lanae), preservatives E217 and E219 (sodium compound of the p-hydroxybenzoic acid methyl and propyl ester), ointment base.
35 g tube, 100 g tube
Available in pharmacies and drugstores.