Chanca piedra is a South American herb that has been used traditionally to help pass kidney stones. In fact, the English translation for chanca piedra is ‘stone crusher.’ Peer reviewed clinical evidence validates its historical use.
- Diuretic effects may gently cleanse and detoxify the kidneys
- Traditionally observed as a remedy to help with kidney stones.
Traditionally used to support kidney health
Not all kidney stones are the same. Heredity, age, gender, and diet all play a role. Chanca piedra has been found to be valuable in stones formed from calcium oxalate. About 80% of kidney stones are derived from calcium oxalate.
Phyllanthus niruri (gale of the wind) - Traditionally used to help pass kidney stones.