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.
Benefits the urinary tract by absorbing excessive uric acid and reduces bladder irritation. Uses have also been for enlarged prostate gland and irritation of the urethra membrane. Is also helpful for the 1st stages of Diabetes. Antibacterial ,Flavanoids.
Barosma betulina Leaves Antibacterial, urinary antiseptic