Meta – Labs Chanca Piedra (“The Kidney Stone Crusher”) 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, stomach-ache, intestinal infections, constipation, and dysentery. Some people use Meta – Labs 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. How does it work? It is thought that Chanca Piedra contains chemicals that might relieve spasms and fever, increase urine, and have activity against bacteria and viruses. It might also lower blood sugar. – Lithium interacts with CHANCA PIEDRA – Chanca Piedra might have an effect like a water pill or “diuretic.” Taking Chanca Piedra might decrease how well the body gets rid of lithium. This could increase how much lithium is in the body and result in serious side effects. Talk with your healthcare provider before using this product if you are taking lithium. Your lithium dose might need to be changed. – Medications for diabetes (Antidiabetes drugs) interacts with CHANCA PIEDRA Chanca Piedra might decrease blood sugar. Diabetes medications are also used to lower blood sugar. Taking Chanca Piedra along with diabetes medications might cause your blood sugar to go too low. Monitor your blood sugar closely. The dose of your diabetes medication might need to be changed.