Historically, this herb has been used by traditional Ayurvedic practitioners to address liver and gallbladder problems, including gall stones. It is known to lower blood pressure and stabili blood sugar levels. Modern trials have indicated that Stonebreaker, also known as Chanca Piedra, may reduce levels of urinary calcium and kidney stone formation.
Contents: Stonebreaker Powder.
Preparation: 2 grams (1 teaspoon) per serve. Add 1 teaspoon of powder per cup. Mix into a paste. Add a little more boiled water and let sit for 10 mins. Top up with boiled water and honey if desired.
Other names: Phyllanthus niruri, Chanca Piedra.
Grown in: Brazil
Organic Status: Wild harvested where possible.
Plant Parts: Leaves and stems.
Currently in disposable plastic, moving towards home compostable.
*Caution: Stonebreaker may lower blood sugar levels, and may interfere
with blood sugar control during and after surgery. Stop using Chanca Piedra at least 2 weeks before a scheduled surgery. If you have diabetes watch for signs
of low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) and monitor your blood sugar