What is Chanca Piedra?
- Chanca piedra is an herb. The whole plant is used to make medicine. Chanca piedra is used for various disorders of the urinary tract including infections, pain and swelling (inflammation), kidney stones, and discharge from the urethra or vagina.
- It is also used for digestive tract disorders including gas, loss of appetite, stomachache, intestinal infections, constipation, and dysentery. Some people use chanca piedra as a liver tonic and for liver problems including hepatitis B.
- Other uses include treating diabetes, gallstones, colic, flu, swine flu, yellowing of the skin (jaundice), abdominal tumors, pain around the rectum, fever, sexually transmitted diseases such as syphilis and gonorrhea, malaria, tumors, caterpillar stings, cough, fluid retention, itching, miscarriage, tremors, typhoid, anemia, asthma, bronchitis, thirst, tuberculosis, and dizziness.
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- Cayenne Pepper has been known for its ability to aid in digestion, improve circulation, and reduce or stop bleeding from stomach ulcers. Taken internally it stimulates circulation and induces sweating to breed a fever. Some herbalists use it to treat colds and infectious diarrhea, arthritis and rheumatism. It is also used with lobelia to soothe nerves. It is beneficial for the heart, kidneys, lungs, pancreas, spleen, and stomach. When applied topically in a lotion or salve it is good for muscle aches and pains.