If you’re on this page, you may already know what chanca piedra is and looking for its health benefits. If you’ve never heard of chanca piedra, you just read about it somewhere and starting to do the research on the health benefits.

At ItsHealthTea, we know a lot about Chanca Piedra, we sell a lot of it, thus, answer so many questions about it and educate on this incredible herb.

So, what is chanca piedra?

Chanca piedra is an herb. The whole plant is used to make medicine. Chanca piedra is used for kidney stones. It is also used for various disorders of the urinary tract, digestive tract, and liver, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these other uses.

Phyllanthus niruri is a widespread tropical plant commonly found in coastal areas, known by the common names gale of the wind, stonebreaker or seed-under-leaf. We will get to why it’s called stone breaker soon, it’s THE reason its called stone breaker.

Chanca piedra is widely used and popular as an ayurvedic medicine.


This incredible herb has a few benefits, let’s list the most notable and why people love and consume this herb, that’s not so easy to find.

Chanca piedra is most notably known for the break up of kidney stones in the kidneys, this also goes for gallstones. While there is no ‘cure’ for kidney stones and gallstones, eurologists usually give you some prescription for something, but if you want to eliminate kidney stones the natural way, then CHANCA PIEDRA is IT.

It’s important to point point out that chanca piedra is also an inflammatory herb.

STUDIES ON CHANCA PIEDRA (Phyllanthus niruri)

We’d like to point to this study, “Effect of phyllanthus niruri on metabolic parameters of patients with kidney stone: a perspective for disease prevention,” which has been published in the US National Library of Medicine. In a research conducted to see results of what chanca piedra / phyllanthus niruri would do, here is the conclusion of the study. (Please click on the link above to see the study in full)

|Phyllanthus niruri (chanca piedra) intake is safe and does not cause significant adverse effects on serum metabolic parameters. It increases urinary excretion of magnesium and potassium caused a significant decrease in urinary oxalate and uric acid in patients with hyperoxaluria and hyperuricosuria. The consumption of Phyllanthus niruri contributed to the elimination of urinary calculi.|


Bleeding disorder: Chanca piedra might slow blood clotting. There is a concern that taking chanca piedra might cause bleeding in people with bleeding disorders. Diabetes: Chanca piedra might affect blood sugar levels.


At ItsHealthTea, we sell the best quality sourced chanca piedra. Moreso, we make blends you currently won’t find anywhere else (it’s a matter of time until they copy us.) Here are some of the our best sellers: