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How To Make Chanca Piedra Tea

Chanca Piedra Tea is the tea made using the stems and leaves of the plant by the same name. This particular tea is a powerhouse of nutrients containing all kinds of antioxidants such as lipids, alkaloids, tannins, and vitamin C.  It is used to cure a number of diseases such as viral infections, liver diseases, and kidney stones.  Well, you can make this tea at home. Let's take a look at the steps below. 
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Beverage
Cuisine: Others
Keyword: Chanca Piedra Tea
Appliance: Stove
Servings: 3 cups
Author: Ishani Bose


  • 1 tbsp dried chanca piedra tea leaves
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 tsp honey optional
  • 1 lemon optional


  • To make chanca piedra tea, bring 3 cups of water to a boil on the stove. 
  • Add 1 tablespoon of chanca piedra tea leaves to an infuser or teapot.
  • Pour the hot water over the tea leaves and allow to steep for 15 minutes.
  • Strain the tea leaves and serve hot.
  • You may add honey or lemon, for flavor, if desired. Enjoy the hot cup of tea. 


You should drink 1 cup 2-3 times each day to remedy an acute problem with kidney stones.