Rain Tree Nutrition, Chanca Piedra Powder, 1 lb (Discontinued Item)
- Shipping Weight: 1.47 lbs (0.67kg)
- Product Code: RTN-10031
- UPC Code: 60571100316
- Package Quantity: 1 lb
- Dimensions: 4.2 x 6.2 x 4.2 in, 1.241625 lbs (0.56kg)
- (Phyllanthus Niruri)
- Product of Peru
- Chanca piedra has been documented to reduce blood pressure in animal studies. Individuals with low blood pressure should be monitored for this possible effect.
- Chanca piedra has been documented with female antifertility effects in one mouse study. The use of the plant is probably contraindicated in women seeking pregnancy.
- This plant has demonstrated hypoglycemic activity in animal studies. Individuals with hypoglycemia should be monitored more closely for this possible effect.
This plant is best prepared as an infusion (tea): Use one teaspoon of powder for each cup of water. Pour boiling water over herb in cup and allow to steep 10 minutes. Strain tea (or allow settled powder to remain in the bottom of cup) and drink warm. It is traditionally taken in 1 cup dosages, 2-3 times daily.
Drug Interactions: None reported; however, it might potentiate antihypertensive and diabetic drugs.
100% pure chanca piedra whole herb (Phyllanthus niruri). No binders, fillers or additives are used.