Buchu

Scientific Name

Barosma betulina


Overview

Buchu is native to South Africa; it has diuretic properties and acts as a kidney tonic, for flushing of the kidney.  It treats urinary tract disorders, kidney stones, prostate disorders, cystitis, and rheumatism.  It should be used carefully for those with kidney diseases.


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Sources

  1. [0] – The New Encyclopedia of Vitamins, Minerals, Supplements, and Herbs
  2. [0] – http://www.livestrong.com/article/123576-herbs-used-kidney-tonic/