American Distilling

East Hampton, CT
American Distilling Inc

American Distilling Inc

The American Distilling Company’s history includes decades of consistent quality production and innovation of natural Witch Hazel Extracts for the health, beauty, personal care and pharmaceutical industries. The history of American Distilling dates back to the mid 1800’s, its establishment became the cornerstone of the Witch Hazel industry and ultimately a part of Americana.

American Distilling is located at 31 East High Street, East Hampton, Connecticut.

Dickinsons Witch Hazel

Witch Hazel

Witch hazel also known as winterbloom, snapping hazel and spotted alder, is indigenous to the woodland areas of the Northeastern United States. Infact this unique plant bears delicate golden flowers and seed capsules in late autumn, after the leaves have fallen. Furthermore the seed capsules mature one year later, at which time they burst open and scatter the seeds away from the mother plant to ensure propagation of the next generation.

Witch Hazel, a standard of identity set forth by the FDA in the USP, is found in various cosmetic and pharmaceutical formulations in medicine cabinets throughout the world. It was first prepared for commercial distribution by the Dickinson family in Essex Connecticut, who later became involved with American Distilling for bulk and retail production.

Company Overview

American Distilling & Mfg., Inc. produces and supplies distilled witch hazel extracts and other botanical products for the pharmaceutical and cosmetic companies. Its witch hazel is a natural astringent used to cleanse skin, reduce redness, and soothe and balance skin tone. The company also provides witch hazel distillates for cosmetic use. It offers its products for use in feminine care products, such as facial care, toners/clarifying lotions, pre-moistened cleansing pads and towelettes, facial cleaning products, emollient/moisturizing creams and lotions, vanishing and night creams, clay masks, and anti-wrinkle products; and hair care products, including conditioning/moisturizing shampoos, after shampoo conditioners, spray-on conditioners, and non-aerosol hair sprays. The company also provides its products for use in masculine care products, which include after-shave lotions and gels, clear gel hair grooming products, pre-electric shaving lotions, deodorant roll-ons, and hair tonics; and pharmaceutical products comprising antiperspirant sprays and creams, psoriasis creams, insect bite relief products, topical antibacterials, hemorrhoidal, ads/suppositories/ointments, antiperspirant foot sprays, sun-blocks, germicidal skin cleansers, acne care products, skin protectants, and personal cleansing pads, as well as in analgesic creams, lotions, and gels. In addition, it offers its product for use in mouthwashes, and toothpastes and toothgels; and veterinary products, such as hot spots, clean and soothes sore ears, removes animal odors, heat rash, saddle/blanket sores, and relieves sore muscles. The company serves customers in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, and Hong Kong. American Distilling & Mfg., Inc. is based in East Hampton, Connecticut.

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