Chuchuhuasi Anti-inflammatory* Aches, Pains & Rheumatism* – Cats and Dogs


Chuchuhuasi: A Natural Ally for Pet Wellbeing

The Amazonian Canopy Tree

Chuchuhuasi (pronounced Chew chew hoo aw see) is a large Amazonian canopy tree found in the Peruvian high and low selva (jungle) and rain forests, reaching up to 100 feet in height.

It is characterized by its dense red and brown bark.

Peruvian indigenous people translate Chuchuhuasi as “trembling back” or “shaking back,” indicating its traditional use for back pain, arthritis, muscle aches, and rheumatism.

Traditional Medicinal Uses

In Peruvian herbal medicine, Chuchuhuasi is used as a general maintenance aid to help address a variety of aches and pains, including those related to the back, joints, muscles, stomach, arthritis, and rheumatism.

It is also used to help boost immunity, support adrenal health, and as a whole-body tonic to strengthen and tone the body’s systems.

Primary Natural Plant Chemicals

Chuchuhuasi contains a variety of primary natural plant chemicals that contribute to its medicinal properties, including its use as a:

  • Muscle relaxant,
  • Anti-inflammatory,
  • Anti-rheumatic,
  • Anti-arthritic,
  • Broad-based analgesic,
  • Endocrine regulator,
  • Immune stimulant, and
  • Overall tonic.

The Petz Kitchen Chuchuhuasi Pet Joint Support

The Petz Kitchen Chuchuhuasi is formulated with this powerful Amazonian plant.

Chuchuhuasi is strongly antioxidant and adaptogenic (Adaptogens are natural substances found in certain plants and mushrooms that help the body respond to stress, anxiety, and fatigue. These remarkable compounds support overall well-being by managing both physical and mental stressors).

Chuchuhuasi contains a range of beneficial natural plant chemicals, including novel:

  • Alkaloids,
  • Triterpenes,
  • Flavonols,
  • Proanthocyanidins,
  • Proanthycyanins,
  • Tannins, and
  • Sesquiterpenes.


A Multi-Purpose Wonder for Pets

In Peruvian herbal medicine, Chuchuhuasi finds a wide range of applications.

It’s used as a general pain reliever for muscles, joints, back, and stomach discomfort, and offers support for conditions like arthritis, rheumatism, bronchitis, and diarrhea.

Additionally, it’s valued as an immune booster, adrenal health aid, and a whole-body tonic, promoting overall strength and function.

The Science Behind the Benefits

Chuchuhuasi’s effectiveness lies in its unique blend of natural plant chemicals.

It acts as a muscle relaxant, anti-inflammatory, and pain reliever, while also stimulating the immune system and promoting overall balance within the body.

Unveiling Powerful Antioxidants and Adaptogens

Chuchuhuasi is a potent source of antioxidants and adaptogens. Adaptogens are known to help the body adapt to stress and support overall well-being.

Chuchuhuasi’s unique alkaloid content may play a key role by inhibiting the production of an enzyme linked to inflammation (PKC), potentially offering benefits for conditions like arthritis and other chronic diseases.

Promising Support for Diabetic Pets

Specific plant chemicals in Chuchuhuasi may help inhibit an enzyme (aldose reductase) that can contribute to diabetic nerve damage. This suggests that Chuchuhuasi could be a valuable dietary addition for diabetic pets.

A Holistic Approach to Various Conditions

Research suggests that Chuchuhuasi possesses a synergistic effect, meaning its various components work together to enhance its overall benefits.

It may help regulate the immune system (upregulating for osteoarthritis, downregulating for rheumatoid arthritis), relax or stimulate muscles as needed, and potentially offer relief for slipped discs, bronchitis, upset stomach, influenza, cognitive decline, and nausea.

For animal use only.


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Consult your Veterinary.


    • 1-10 lbs   …………………….. 1/8 tsp
    • 11-25 lbs   …………………….. 1/4 tsp
    • 26-50 lbs  …………………….. 1/2 tsp
    • 51-75 lbs   …………………….. 3/4 tsp
    • 76+ lbs      …………………….. 1 tsp


  • Add powder to your dog or cat’s meal daily.
  • Best if added to canned wet food, home prepared meals and treats, raw, dehydrated or hybrid diets.
  • Use for at least 30 days to see initial results.

Our prebiotics and probiotics are cold processed to help protect shelf stability and efficacy.

* The statements contained herein have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These statements refer to holistic uses only and are not supported by medical research. The information contained in this plant file is intended for education, entertainment and information purposes only. This information is not intended to be used to diagnose, prescribe or replace proper medical care. The plant described herein is not intended to treat, cure, diagnose, mitigate or prevent any disease or condition.
* As indicated by holistic veterinarians.

All products are free of gluten, artificial flavors, colorants and preservatives.

In accordance with the ‘Do No Harm’ policy, no animal testing is carried out whatsoever.

Organic Chuchuhuasi

PETZ' Chuchuhuasi powder meets all requirements of the European Pharmacopoeia (EP), and the United States Pharmacopoeia (USP).