DISCUSSION: Chanca Piedra contains Phyllanthis niruri which is traditionally used in Ayurveda as a diuretic (Mutrala) to help relieve mild urinary tract infections.Phyllantus niruri (PN)Chanca Piedra is the Spanish common name for the herb Phyllantus niruri. PN is a perennial herb common in hot central and southern areas of the Indian Subcontinent. It also grows in China, and numerous tropical locations including the Phillipines, Cuba, and the Amazon rainforest. This plant has been used for over 2000 years to treat a wide variety of conditions and diseases including influenza, tumours, diabetes, jaundice, gallstones, kidney stones and upset stomachs. More recently, PN has become well known for its effectiveness in treating liver toxicity, viruses like hepatitis B, and possibly even high blood pressure and malaria.
Chanca Piedra (AOR)