Ingredients Glossary

Buchu

BuchuBotanical name: AGATHOSMA betulina

Alternative Names
Barosma betulina

Buchu leaves and oil were used by the indigenous people of South Africa for hundreds of years. Later was introduced into the pharmaceutical industry in the UK.

Buchu contains both diosmin and hesperidin.

Functions:
Buchu leaf has been used to help support the kidneys, urinary tract and bladder health. Buchu contains both diosmin and hesperidin, which indicates that it may have anti-inflammatory, hypolipidemic, and vasoprotective activity.

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