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Buchu Leaves cut - 60 g - Herbal Collection

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Buchu Leaves cut - 60 g - Herbal Collection

 Agathosma betulina


    TRADITIONALLY USED FOR

    May help with

    • Diuretic
    • antimicrobial
    • antifungal
    • Cystitis
    • urethritis
    • bladder inflammation - prostatis

     

    Buchu Leaves Herbal Collection | Arthritis | Cystitis | Gout | Prostatitis | Rheumatism | Water Retention

    Buchu leaf preparations have a long history of use in traditional herbal medicine as a urinary tract disinfectant and diuretic. 

    Buchu is used by herbalists to help with urinary tract infections and inflammation, as well as inflammation of the prostate. In Europe, it was also used to help treat gout

     

    INFORMATION

    Source : http://www.wikiphyto.org/wiki/Buchu

     

    Reference on http://www.wikiphyto.org

     

    Translation in English by Google Translate  (go to the page of the source linked | on Chrome cellphones go on the 3 dots on the top right and select translate in your preferred language | on laptop right click your mouse and select option translate when hoovering on the page

     

    plant name

     

    Buchu, Sweet Buchu , Short Buchu

     

    International Latin denomination

     

    Agathosma betulina (PJ Bergius) Pill. (= Barosma betulina (PJ Bergius) Bartl. and Wendl.), Agathosma crenulata (L.) Pill. (= Barosma crenulata (L.) Hook), Agathosma serratifolia (Curt.) Spreeth (= Barosma serratifolia Willd.).

     

    botanical family

     

    Rutaceae

     

    Description and habitat

     

    • Fragrant shrubs (because they are rich in essence) grown in the Cape region of South Africa, on red clay-sandy soils (rich in iron), pruned to obtain a bushy tuft like the tea plant
    • The blackcurrant smell is due to flavonoids
    • The essential oil is contained in schizolysigenic pockets

     

    History and tradition

     

    • Buchu is a traditional remedy of the Hottentots of Namibia
    • “Buchu Camphor” crystallizes at room temperature

     

    Parts used

     

    • Sheets

     

    Dosage forms available

     

     

    Usual dosages

     

    Composition

     

    Main components of the plant

     

     

    Main components of buds or young shoots

     

    Main components of essential oil

     

     

    Properties

     

    Plant properties

     

    • Diuretic & antiseptic in benign inflammatory diseases of the urinary tract
    • Antimicrobial, antifungal [1]
    • The essential oil diosphenol , excreted as a glucuronide derivative, is antibacterial
    • Anti -inflammatory and diuretic flavonoids
    • The pulegone is an emmenagogue
    • Balsamic and diaphoretic
    • The other Barosma would be inactive and constitute a falsification

     

    Bud properties

     

    Properties of essential oil

     

    Directions

     

    Indications of the whole plant (phytotherapy)

     

    • Cystitis, urethritis and inflammation of the bladder, prostatitis and prostate cancer [2]
    • Vaginal candidiasis (?)
    • Nephritis (?)

     

    Indications of the bud (gemmotherapy)

     

    Specific indications of essential oil (aromatherapy)

     

    Known or suspected mode of action

     

     

    Usual formulations

     

    Regulations

     

     

    Possible side effects and precautions for use

     

     

    Bibliographic references

     

    1. Aller↑ Lis-Balchin M, Hart S, Simpson E. Buchu (Agathosma betulina and A. crenulata, Rutaceae) essential oils: their pharmacological action on guinea-pig ileum and antimicrobial activity on microorganisms. J Pharm Pharmacol. 2001 Apr;53(4):579-82. PMID 11341377
    2. Aller↑ Steenkamp V. Phytomedicines for the prostate. Fitoterapia. 2003 Sep;74(6):545-52. PMID 12946716
    • Trinder-Smith, T. & Raimondo, D. 2016. Agathosma betulina (PJBergius) Pillans. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2020/12/11
    • Moolla A, Viljoen AM. 'Buchu' -Agathosma betulina and Agathosma crenulata (Rutaceae): a review. J Ethnopharmacol. 2008 Oct 28;119(3):413-9. PMID 18725278
    • Wichtl Max, Anton Robert. Therapeutic plants: Tradition, officinal practice, science and therapy. Ed. Tec & Doc. Cachan. 1999. p. 70

    CAUTION

    Store in a cool, dry place, away from light. Keep tightly closed, away from the reach of Children and pets.

    Do not exceed the daily dose.

     

    This product is not intended to prevent or cure any form of illness or disease.
     

    If you are pregnant or nursing ; If you have a medical condition or are in the course of medical treatment ; If you are programmed for theater/operation in the near future, please consult your healthcare practitioner before using this product.

     

    This product cannot replace a varied and balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle.

     

    This product has not been evaluated by the SAHPRA for its quality, safety or intended use.

     

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