– Detox – Buchu is a powerful diuretic (expel toxins through fluids) it is used to help clean the organs especially the kidneys and the liver by helping to increase water flow to these areas. Buchu has a delicious taste that resembles a blend of citrus and mint, a great way to aid in the bodies detoxing functionality.
Buchu is a famous South African herb known by the people of the land as the elixir of life, traditionally used for a range of health issues Buchus (Agathosma betulina) are a family of plants in the Rutaceae Genus.
Buchu is native to the South African mountains of the Western Cape. It is considered a part of the San and Khoi people’s culture and is used in a variety of mixtures and infusions. Buchu has a wonderful flavour with a taste similar to lemon and mint. It is also a great tea for general kidney and liver detox.
Traditionally Buchu is used for urinary tract infections (UTIs), including infections involving the urethra (urethritis) and kidneys (pyelonephritis). It is also used by mouth for treating inflamed prostate high blood pressure, fever, cough, common cold, upset stomach, stomach ulcers, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), gout and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). (Always consult a licensed doctor or herbalist if on medication or pregnant)
Country of origin: Nambia
Caution: If pregnant use should be under the supervision of a qualified healthcare practitioner. People with kidney inflammation should also avoid use of Buchu.
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