Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA)

Fact Sheet on Honeybush Tea

Cyclopia, better known by the common name Honeybush, or ‘Heuningbos’ in Afrikaans, is a genus of flowering plants in the legume family, Fabaceae, of the subfamily Faboideae. The description was published by Étienne Pierre Ventenat in 1808. The name Ibbetsonia published two years later, is regarded as a synonym of this.


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