Dried - Cape Buchu Betulina

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Common name: Cape Buchu Betulina.
Botanical name: Agathosma betulina
Fragrance: Lemon
Parts used: Leaves, flowers.
Properties/attributes: Anti-viral, anti-bacterial.
Traditionally used for: Stress, deodorant.
Warning: Skin irritant.

De-Oiled dried and Dried available in bulk -please mail us 

Excellent as an herbal tea, infusion, decoction, or in a tea-blend.

# Packed with anti-oxidants, vitamins & bioflavonoids

# Anti-inflammatory, Antiseptic & Antifungal & Antibacterial

# Detoxing properties

# Strong diuretic

Long since used traditionally as herbal remedies, Buchu has again regained popularity due to an international awareness and promotion of a natural lifestyle.

Round leaf buchu, Agathosma betulina is a member of the citrus family of plants.

It is endemic to the mountain slopes of the western Cape.

It forms part of the Fynbos biome.

The buchu plant is an evergreen aromatic shrub, growing up to 2 meters.

It has oval-round leaves and pink-white flowers.


Buchu was first introduced to early colonists by the Khoi as a herbal remedy.

It was first listed as a medicine in Europe in 1821.

Buchu has natural antioxidants and bioflavonoids like Quercetin, Rutin, Hesperidin, Diosmin, Diosphenol and Vitamins A, B and E.

Health benefits of Buchu:

* Powerful anti-oxidant

* Natural anti-viral

* Natural anti-aging

* Natural anti-inflammatory

* Natural anti-bacterial

* Natural antihistamine

* Caffeine free

* Lowers blood pressure & blood sugar

* Natural diuretic

* Aids with relief of Arthritis, Gout & Rheumatism

* Assists with

* Natural insect repellent

* Can assist with skin disorders

* Natural insect repellent

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