Astringent

What does Astringent mean and which substances are astringent?

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Astringent Description:

To cause the constriction of tissues. Astringent substances contracts body tissue,  stopping capillary bleeding and slowing blood circulation in the area applied. The term astringent applies mostly to skin applications including mucous membrane.

Not all astringents are safe to use - please consult your medical practitioner.

Substances that are Astringent by Modality:

Herbal:AromatherapyBach Flower remedies
Major:
 

Minor:
Agrimony
Alder, English

Uncategorized:
Witch Hazel,
Lady's Mantle,
Uva-Ursi,
Milk thistle,
Raspberry,
Nettle,
Green Tea,
Cinnamon,
Yarrow,
Shepherd's Purse, Elecampane,
Bayberry,
Cinchona,
Eyebright,
Indigo (Wild)
Lime,
Myrrh,
Myrtle,
Wintergreen,
Rhubarb
Rose
Thuja

Cedarwood,
Cinnamon,
Benzoin,
Bay,
Caraway,
Cypress,
Juniper,
Frankincense,
Myrtle,
Myrrh,
Litsea Cubeba,
Hyssop,
Geranium,
Lime,
Rosemary,
Patchouli
 
Homeopathy: Supplements:Minerals:
   
    
   
   
Vitamins:Ayurvedic: Traditional Chinese:
    

 

 

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