Sometimes referred to as 'The Capeís First Doctor,' Buchu is found solely in South Africaís Western Cape area.
Botanical Name - Agathosma betulina/Barosma betulina
Aroma - Penetrating, minty, camphor aroma
Extraction - Steam distillation
Part of Plant - Leaves
Country of Origin - South Africa
Chemical Constituents - Limonene, isomenthone, diosphenols
Caution - Not for use during pregnancy
Uses - Buchu oil has received international acclaim for its anti-inflammatory properties and anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, and antimicrobial agents. Useful for the genito-urinary system, and makes an effective insect repellent.
Mind & Spirit - Buchuís strong scent is associated with physical and mental transformation.
Organic Certificate - This essential oil is certified organic by the Soil Association which means you can be sure that it has been produced to the highest ethical and environmental standards. The Soil Association's standards exceed the UK government's minimum requirements for organic products in many areas, but particularly in animal welfare, GM and the use of pesticides. Standards are constantly reviewed to ensure they deal with current issues.