Buchu
Buchu Bu"chu, n. (Bot.) A South African shrub ({Barosma}) with small leaves that are dotted with oil glands; also, the leaves themselves, which are used in medicine for diseases of the urinary organs, etc. Several species furnish the leaves. [1913 Webster]

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  • Buchu — is either of two small flowering shrubs native to South Africa, Agathosma betulina and Agathosma crenulata . The leaves of these two species, which are rich in essential oils, have traditionally been used as an herbal remedy for ailments of the… …   Wikipedia

  • buchu — kvapioji varnarūtė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Rūtinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, prieskoninis, vaistinis augalas (Agathosma crenulata), paplitęs pietų Afrikoje. Iš jo gaminami maisto priedai (kvėpikliai). atitikmenys: lot. Agathosma… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Buchu — Agathosma betulina …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Buchu — beržalapė varnarūtė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Rūtinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, prieskoninis, vaistinis augalas (Agathosma betulina), paplitęs pietų Afrikoje. Iš jo gaminami maisto priedai (kvėpikliai). atitikmenys: lot. Agathosma… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • buchu — beržalapė varnarūtė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Rūtinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, prieskoninis, vaistinis augalas (Agathosma betulina), paplitęs pietų Afrikoje. Iš jo gaminami maisto priedai (kvėpikliai). atitikmenys: lot. Agathosma… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • buchu — The dried leaves of Barosma betulina, B. crenulata, or B. serratifolia (family Rutaceae), a shrub growing in South Africa; used as a carminative, diuretic, and urinary antiseptic. SYN: Hottentot tea. [native] * * * bu·chu b(y)ü (.)k(y)ü n 1) the… …   Medical dictionary

  • buchu — [ bʌku:] noun 1》 a heather like South African shrub, cultivated for its essential oil and as an ornamental. [Agathosma betulina and other species.] 2》 a diuretic drug made from buchu leaves. Origin C18: from Khoikhoi …   English new terms dictionary

  • buchu — /booh kooh, byooh kyooh/, n. any of several southern African citrus shrubs of the genus Agathosma or the genus Diosma, esp. A. betulina, A. crenulata, or D. ericoides, whose leaves yield a dark colored oil formerly used as a urinary antiseptic… …   Universalium

  • buchu — noun Medicinal leaves that are often used in brandy; this is an Old Dutch Medicine …   Wiktionary

  • buchu — bu·chu …   English syllables

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