Buchu Leaf Powder
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Botanical Name: Barosma betulina
Common Names: Buchu, Bucco, Agathosma betulina, Bookoo, Bucku, round buchu
Buchu leaf preparations have a long history of use in traditional herbal medicine as a urinary tract disinfectant and diuretic. Buchu was used by herbalists to treat urinary tract infections and inflammation, as well as inflammation of the prostate. In Europe, it was also used to treat gout. The original use of buchu by the native peoples of southern Africa is unclear because buchu is a general term for aromatic plants.3 It appears to have been applied topically, possibly as an insect repellant, and also used internally for stomach problems, rheumatism, and bladder problems.