Hottentot tea

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Hottentot tea --> buchu

(Science: botany) a south african shrub (Barosma) with small leaves that are dotted with oil dlands; also, the leaves themselves, which are used in medicine for diseases of the urinary organs, etc. Several species furnish the leaves.