What is Chuchuhuasi Bark?
Latin name: Maytenus macrocarpa (Celastracae)
Spanish name: Chuchuaso
Chuchuhuasi is the bark of a giant Amazonian climax rainforest tree that can reach a height greater
than 30 meters. Anthropological evidence suggests that Chuchuhuasi bark has been in human use
for thousands of years.
Benefits of Organic Chuchuhuasi Bark
- Anti Diarrheal
- Helps Upset Stomach
- Helps Hemorrhoids
- Helps relieve pain and discomfort associated with menstrual cycle
- Positively effects adrenals
- Anti Inflammatory
- Anti Tumor Activity
- Tonic for Immune Health and Support
- Alleviates Arthritic Joint Pain
- Libido enhancer for both Men and Women
Usage of Organic Chuchuhuasi
10 grams makes 2 liters of wonderful tasting tea. Due to it’s gentle effect
on digestion and metabolism, Chuchuhuasi bark tea may be consumed
daily by itself or with other teas and/or superfoods to create super-tonic
Contraindicatons of Organic Chuchuhuasi Bark
Cautions: May increase drowsiness and promote relaxation. Use under care/advice of a medical practitioner. Not intended for long term therapy.
Organic Chanca Piedra
What is Chanca Piedra?
Latin name: Phyllautus niurr
English names: Leaf flower, Chamber bitter
Spanish name: Quebra Pedra
Chanca Piedra is a small plant growing up to 12 to 18 inches in height and is indigenous to rainforests of the Amazon Basin and to southern India and China.
How can Organic Chanca Piedra help me?
· Assists in repelling foreign particles and other obstructions
· Helps to detoxify the liver and kidneys
· Provides relief for pain and inflammation
· Aids in optimal digestion
· Stimulates healthy menstrual flow
· Aids in elimination of gallstones and kidney stones
How To Use Chanca Piedra
Brew as a tea—bring 3-4 cups of water to a boil, add 1 Tbsp of Chanca Piedra, simmer for 15 minutes, strain, and drink when cooled to your desired temperature. Or place in a glass jar and leave in sun for a few hours and store in refrigerator after straining.
Contraindications of Organic Chanca Piedra
Individuals in the following situations should consult with a physician and/or herbalist;
Pregnant, Heart condition, Using prescription diabetes medicines, high blood pressure medicines, diuretic drugs, or heart medications, hypoglycemic or diabetic
Science supporting Organic Chanca Piedra
Research has indicated Chanca Piedra can help relax urinary and bile tracts. As a result, foreign particles are able to pass through the body much easier.
Research in the 1990’s also demonstrated Chanca Piedra can help reduce the formation of obstructions in the gallbladder and kidney for optimal flow of internal fluids.
A 2002 study in India found that Chanca Piedra also helps increase bile secretion of the liver. Extra bile helps the body digest foods and liquids more effectively so you can obtain greater nutrition and also eliminate waste more efficiently.
Researchers are still unsure of the exact chemicals or combination of chemicals that makes Chanca Piedra such an effective liver supplement. Nonetheless, the herb has proven itself multiple times as an effective asset for promoting liver health.
Chanca Piedra has been used for generations by the peoples of the Amazon to promote the the body’s natural elimination of gallstones and kidney stones.