Buchu was used by the indigenous Khoisan for centuries who believed it to be an elixir of youth. Known in South Africa as a "miracle herb". Buchu has a potent anti-inflammatory, antifungal and antibacterial properties, enabling it to act as a natural antibiotic with no side effects.
Buchu contains naturally occurring antioxidants and bioflavonoids such as quercetin, rutin, hesperidin, diosimin, diosphenol and Vitamins A, B and E. Buchu is frequently prescribed in chronic inflammation of the bladder, irritation of the urethra, uric acid problems, diabetes in the first stages, urine retention, cystitis, and catarrh of the bladder. Suitable for vegetarians and vegans.
- Bladder infection and weakness
- Urinary tract infection
- Kidney infection
- Prostate infection (Prostatitis)
- Pain control
- Hypertension (High blood pressure) treatment
- Mild diuretic
- Weight management
- Natural antibiotic
Loose Leaf | Caffeine free | Gluten free | Wheat free | Preservatives free | Additives free | Synthetic Flavourings free
Do not boil Buchu leaves.
Add two teaspoons (around 4g) per cup and always use freshly drawn and boiled water.
Allow to brew for 5 to 15 minutes according to taste. It works best when given as a cold infusion.
Avoid during pregnancy. May interact with some prescription drugs. Please consult your doctor for advice. Not suitable for babies and young children.
100% Wild Harvested Buchu (Agathosma betulina) Leaf