Buchu (Agathosma Betulina) 50 ml x 2

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2 x 50ml Spray Bottles
The native peoples of southern Africa, most prominently the Khoi San of the western Cape region, pioneered the medicinal use of buchu, employing it to treat urinary problems.

 

Dutch Afrikaner settlers adopted buchu in treating kidney stones, arthritis, cholera, muscle aches, and urinary infections.

 

Fluidex and Odrinil, two prescription medications that relieve premenstrual bloating, both contain buchu.
Buchu is a traditional remedy of the Khoikhoin people of South Africa and is used as a general stimulant and a diuretic. Strongly aromatic, buchu can help to relieve gas and bloating.

 

Modern urinary treatment - Broadly speaking, buchu is used today in Western herbal medicine for the same type of urinary complaints as in the 12th century.

 

Buchu is commonly prescribed for helping to relieve urinary tract infections, often proving effective in curing acute cystitis when combined with other herbs such as corn silk and junipe.

 

The active constituent, diosphenol, may have a diuretic action and may partly account for the herb's antiseptic effect on the urinary system. Gynecological uses - Buchu infusion or tincture may be useful in treatments for cystitis and urethritis, especially when they are related to a preexisiting candida problem, such as yeast infections. Buchu may also be used as a douche for leucorrhea (white vaginal discharge) and occasionally for yeast infections. The herb is a uterine stimulant and contains pulegone, which is also present in large quantities in pennyroyal. Pulegone is an abortifacient and a powerful emmanagogue (stimulates menstrual flow). Buchu should not, therefore, be taken during pregnancy.
Dosage: 3-5 sprays onto tongue 4-5 times per day. May be sprayed onto juice or water
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