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CHANCA PIEDRA

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Also Known As:

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Amli, Arranca-Pedras, Bhonya, Bhoomi Amalaki, Bhui-Amla, Bhuianvalah, Bhumi-Amla, Bhuimy Amali, Bhuin Amla, Bhumy Amalaki, Bhumyamalaki, Brise Pierre, Cane Peas Senna, Cane Senna, Carry-Me-Seed, Casse-Pierre, Chanca-Piedra Blanca, Chance Pierre, Child Pick-a-Back, Creole Senna, Daun Marisan, Derriere-Dos, Des Dos, Deye Do, Dukong Anak, Elrageig, Elrigeg, Erva-Pombinha, Evatbimi, Feuilles la Fièvre, Gale-Wind Grass, Graine En Bas Fièvre, Graine-En-Bas-Feuille, Hurricane Weed, Jar-Amla, Jar Amla, Kizha Nelli, Malva-Pedra, Mapatan, Memeniran, Meniran, Niruri, Para-Parai Mi, Paraparai Mi, Pei, Phyllanto, Pierre de Chanca, Pitirishi, Pombinha, Punarnava, Quebra Pedra, Quinina Criolla, Quinine Creole, Quinine Weed, Rami Buah, Sacha Foster, Sasha Foster, Seed on the Leaf, Semence dans la Feuille, Shatter Stone, Shka-Nin-Du, Stone-Breaker, Tamalaka, Turi Hutan, Viernes Santo, Ya-Taibai, Yaa Tai Bai, Yah-Tai-Bai, Yerba de San Pablo.

Scientific Name:

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Phyllanthus niruri; Phyllanthus amarus; synonyms, Phyllanthus carolinianus, Phyllanthus sellowianus, Phyllanthus fraternus, Phyllanthus kirganella, Phyllanthus lathyroides, Phyllanthus lonphali, Nymphanthus niruri.
Family: Euphorbiaceae.

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Orally, chanca piedra is used for urinary tract infections and inflammation, kidney stones, urethral or vaginal mucous discharge, as a diuretic, an antiflatulent, aperitif, appetite stimulant, liver tonic, and blood purifier. It is also used orally for diabetes, gallstones, colic, stomachache, dyspepsia, intestinal infections, constipation, dysentery, flu, swine flu, tenesmus, jaundice, hepatitis B, abdominal tumors, fever, pain, venereal problems, syphilis, gonorrhea, malaria, tumors, caterpillar stings, cough, edema, itching, miscarriage, rectitis, tremors, typhoid, vaginitis, anemia, asthma, bronchitis, thirst, tuberculosis, and vertigo.

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