1. HOW LONG HAS CHANCA PIEDRA BEEN USED AS A HOME REMEDY FOR KIDNEY STONES?
In Peru, for centuries. In North America, still relatively new.
Chanca Piedra is the Spanish name given to the herb Phyllanthus niruri that is native to the Amazonian region of South America. The term “Chanca Piedra” literally means “to break stone” which reflects its traditional use in treating kidney stones and gallstones.
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