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Buchu Essential Oil Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

General Name
Buchu Essential Oil
Glycemic Index / Load
Buchu Essential Oil

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Buchu Essential Oil Cures


Action of Buchu Essential Oil

Nutrients in Buchu Essential Oil

Parts Used


Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Buchu Essential Oil

Avoid use during Pregnancy and Breast Feeding.
It may produce toxic effects, when used in large doses.
Don't use undiluted as it may cause Skin Irritation.
People taking Blood Pressure medications should consult a medical professional before using this herb as it may block Calcium Channels.
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There are two varities of Buchu. One is Round Leaf Buchu ( Agothosma Betulina or Barosma Betulina ) and second is Oval Leaf Buchu, also called True Buchu ( Agothosma Crenulata or Barosma Crenulata ).
Buchu Essential Oil is extracted from the dried leaves of both varieties.
It is made by Steam Distillation Process.


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Materia Medica for Buchu Essential Oil

Buchu Essential Oil General

Buchu Essential Oil is processed from two varieties of Buchu leaves. One is Round Leaf Buchu and the other is Oval Leaf Buchu.
It acts as an Antiseptic for the Urinary system and infections in the Kidney. It terminates the growth of microbes.
It helps in relieving Pain and stiffness in the joints. It reduces the Inflammation associated with muscles, joint, and tissues. Regular massage treats Muscular Pain, Joint Pain, Arthritis, and Rheumatism.
It also regulates the Metabolism.
A massage on the Abdomen area helps to expel out the excess gas. It regulates the secretion of digestive juices in the stomach. It treats Nausea, Vomiting, Indigestion and Flatulence.
The Diuretic action increases the rate of Urination. It removes excess of salt, toxins, and fluid retention from the body.
Other uses include as an Insecticide.
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