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BUCHU

Buchu is one of South Africa 's best known medicinal plants and has been used by the indigenous peoples of the area for centuries as an herbal remedy to treat a wide range of ailments. 

Buchu is excellent for all types of urinary disorder including infection, irritation, urine retention and mucous. The leaves of the buchu are an effective diuretic and are also antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory.  Buchu is also often used to treat prostate infections. Over-the counter premenstrual diuretics contain buchu as the active ingredient.

CAUTION: Not for use for those with kidney disease. As with any diuretic, use tends to reduce the body's potassium levels.



 


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