What is BUCHU

Buchu (Agathosma betulina) is a plant endemic to the Western Cape of South Africa.  (It grows there naturally, and nowhere else in the world).  Buchu was traditionally harvested in the wild, but is today a sustainably sourced from cultivated fields.  Buchu holds the title of South Africa’s most recognized medicinal plant.  Its healing properties have been documented for over 300 years.  Ricky Litchfield and Equestrian AID products are rich in the following bioflavonoids and antioxidants which occur naturally in our scientifically formulated Buchu extracts.  From the naturally occurring components illustrated in the below table, you can gain a greater understanding of the variety of health properties which BUCHU, Ricky Litchfield and Equestrian AID products demonstrate.

·         DIOSPHENOL - Natural antiseptic and mild diuretic; Fights free-radicals throughout the body
·         QUERCITIN - A powerful antioxidant, natural antihistamine and anti-inflammatory; Aids in the relief of pain from inflammatory disorders such a arthritis; Antihistamine action provides relief from allergic symptoms
·         RUTIN - Treats poor blood circulation, varicose veins, skin bruising & high blood pressure; Amplifies the effect of Vitamin C; Has natural antiviral, anti-inflammatory and anti-allergy properties
·         DIOSM