Latin Name: barosma betulina General Description Buchu leaves have been used for centuries and are often used to ward off insects. They have traditionally been used mostly as local antiseptics for cuts and bruises. The oil is also occasionally used as an infusion for inflammation of the bladder. How It's Made The oil is extracted by means of steam distillation of the dried leaves.
This oil is non-toxic and will not irritate or sensitize the
. Buchu Leaf should not be used directly on the
. The oil should first be mixed with a diluting or carrier oil.