Chanca piedra is used as a “stone breaker” in both human and veterinary herbal medicine. It is a favourite natural treatment for kidney problems in guinea pigs and hamsters. Scientists are investigating several compounds in the herb as antiviral treatments for hepatitis B and HIV.
Used for centuries in Arabian, Greek, and Indian medicine (Unani, Siddha, and Ayurveda), fenugreek contains potent antioxidants that have beneficial effects on the chemistry of the liver and pancreas. The herb also is used to ease digestive tract disorders and to enlarge the breasts. Historically, it was used to lower blood sugar and cholesterol levels … Continue reading Fenugreek Benefits: Snapshot