Buchu

Agathosma betulina


Medicinal Use:

Diuretic

Cystitis

Urethritis

Nephritis

Prostatitis

Gout

Yeast infections

Gut health – good bacteria

Indigestion

Nausea

Flatulence

Blood circulation: varicose veins, spider veins

Flexibility in blood vessels: arteries and capillaries

Contraindications:

Pregnancy/breastfeeding

Acute kidney infection

Liver disease

Bleeding disorder – may slow down clotting and enhance bleeding

Warning: 

Can cause stomach and kidney irritation

Do not use for 2 weeks prior to or after a scheduled surgery

Interactions: 

Lithium – lithium dose may need to be changed

Anti-coagulants: aspirin, ibuprofen, warfarin etc.


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