- What other names is Buchu known by?
- What is Buchu?
- How does Buchu work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Buchu.
Buchu is used to disinfect the urinary tract during infections of the bladder (cystitis), urethra (urethritis), prostate (prostatitis), or kidney (pyelonephritis). It is also used to treat sexually transmitted diseases.
In manufacturing, the oil from buchu is used to give a fruit flavor (often black currant) to foods.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Urinary tract infections.
- Kidney infections.
- Sexually transmitted diseases.
- Other conditions.
Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).
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