volume 44, issue 4, P758-764 2018
DOI: 10.1590/s1677-5538.ibju.2017.0521
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Abstract: ABSTRACT Phyllanthus niruri (P.niruri) or stone breaker is a plant commonly used to reduce stone risk, however, clinical studies on this issue are lacking.Objective:To prospectively evaluate the effect of P. niruri on the urinary metabolic parameters of patients with urinary lithiasis.Materials and Methods:We studied 56 patients with kidney stones <10mm. Clinical, metabolic, and ultrasonography assessment was conducted before (baseline) the use of P. niruri infusion for 12-weeks (P. niruri) and after a 12-week…

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