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Buchu

The Cape Floristic Region in southwestern South Africa contains over 9,000 plant species, 69% of which are endemic. The fynbos habitat in particular contains many plants with medicinal value. The Khoe and San indigenous peoples have made use of these plants for thousands of years. When Dutch colonists arrived in South Africa in the 17th … Continue reading Buchu