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Benefits of Buchu

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Benefits of Buchu

What is Buchu? Buchu is the dried leaves obtained from the species of Barosma. The species derive their common names from the shape of the aromatic leaf. Native to South Africa, the buchu grow as shrubs with leathery leaves that have oil-glandular dots on the underside. Odor and taste of the plants is described as spicy, resembling black currant, but also reminiscent of a mixture between rosemary and peppermint. Buchu oil sometimes is added as a component of black currant flavorings. Most commonly, B. betulina is used in commerce. What is it used for? Traditional/Ethnobotanical usesThe Khoekhoe people (also spelled...

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