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NATURAL & ORGANIC PRODUCTS: Wholesale distributors South Africa

Sutherlandia Capsules: Traditional 'Cancerbush' | Big Tree

Big Tree's Sutherlandia Capsules (60 vegetable capsules) has a long history of use in African Traditional Medicine and is one of the most profound and multi-purpose plants in Southern Africa.

  • Enhances the immune response and acts as an adaptogen (similar in action to the Chinese herb Astragalus membranaceous)
  • Traditionally used for a variety of conditions, enhancing well-being, immune support, longevity, stress, depression and anxiety, wasting from cancer, TB, and AIDS, influenza, chronic fatigue syndrome, viral hepatitis, asthma and bronchitis, type 2 diabetes, mild to moderate hypertension, rheumatoid arthritis, peptic ulcer, gastritis, reflux oesophagitis, hot flushes and irritability in menopause, and herpes. Studies also indicate significant antioxidant activity
  • Sutherlandia functions as an appetite stimulant in wasted patients, but not in healthy people
  • Vegan & vegetarian friendly 
  • Free of corn, yeast, wheat, soy, salt, sugar and dairy products and formulated without preservatives, artificial colours or flavours.
  • Organically grown without the use of synthetic pesticides, herbicides or chemical fertilizers. Pesticide residue free


BigTree Sutherlandia Capsules contain only: 100% pure Sutherlandia frutescens subsp. microphylla 350mg

Inactive Ingredients: Vegetable cellulose capsule, Silicon dioxide, Potato starch, Magnesium Stearate

Directions for use

Dosage: take 1 capsule twice daily or as directed by a healthcare practitioner.

Contraindications and Side Effects

When used at the recommended dose there are no documented side-effects.

Do not use during pregnancy or while breastfeeding. Dosage of anti-hypertensive and anti-diabetic medication may need to be reduced and preliminary studies suggest possible interactions with anti-retroviral drugs. Sutherlandia should not be taken while on anti-coagulants such as Heparin and Warfarin, and it is recommended that the use of the product be stopped two weeks prior to elective surgery.

Certain plants such as Sutherlandia, Astragalus and Alfalfa contain the non-protein amino acid L-canavanine. Those afflicted with Systemic Lupus Erthematosus should consult their health care professional before taking plants containing L-canavanine, as reports suggest that significant ingestion of this amino acid may cause recurrence of this disease in patients where the disease has become dormant. 

    Note: Consult your doctor if symptoms persist or worsen.

      Disclaimer: This medicine has not been evaluated by the Medicines Control Council. This medicine is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any illness.