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Phyllanthus Niruri (commonly known as “Stone-Breaker” or “Chanca Piedra”) has documented usage dating back over 2000 years in treating kidney stones. A recent study conducted in Romania sheds some light on the efficacy of Chanca Piedra. The study included 40 patients who received a mix of Chanca Piedra extract, magnesium stearate, and B6 vitamin twice daily for three months.
After the treatment, 25% of patients were completely stone-free, and 40% (24 of 60) of the total kidney stones included in the study had dissolved. Additionally, any remaining kidney stones saw an average 1.7mm reduction in size.
A recent study on Chanca Piedra conducted by the Urologic Division of the University of Soa Paulo Medical School Hospital has revealed a 67.8% reduction in kidney stone count and stone size when used over a 12 week period.