Correct spelling for hamamelis

Medical definition of hamamelis:

Witch hazel, spotted hazel, a shrub or small tree, Hamamelis virginiana, growing in damp, rocky soil in the eastern and central parts of North America; the leaves and bark are official in the U. S. P. and the leaves in the B. P.

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1. To soften by moisture and heat. 2. To hydrolyze or break up into simpler chemical compounds by means of ferments, noting the action of the secretions of the alimentary tract upon the food. ...