Tribulus Tribulus terrestris,

Tribulus terrestris,
  • Common Names
  • Tribulus terrestris L , Burra Gookeroo, Burra Gokhru, puncture vine,
  • Botanical Name
  • Tribulus terrestris,
  • Syn. Pedalium Murex L
  • Family

Medicinal Uses & Benefits of Tribulus Terrestris L

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How to Use: Tribulus

Tribulus relaxes smooth muscles and improves the circulation in the genital region of both men and women, leading to improved sexual response. For women, the hormone balancing effects of Tribulus terrestris make this a suitable herb for premenstrual syndrome and menopausal symptoms. Tribulus is also a popular anabolic supplement among body builders who use it to lower cholesterol and increase lean muscle mass.

Tribulus terrestris has anti-bacterial and anti-viral properties that may be used to treat herpes, and virus infections such as influenza and the common cold.1

Preparation Methods & Dosage :Take 500 milligrams of tribulus three times a day, for the best effects add 1,000 mg of arginine to each dose. This is generally considered safe and can be taken to enhance performance 30 minutes before engaging in sexual activity.

Tribulus Side Effects: Don't take tribulus if you're currently taking nitroglycerin for angina.

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Plant Description

Family: Zygophyllaceae Distribution: Tropical regions. Local name: Palleru(telugu) Prostrate villous herb. fruit woody spiny, cooling, diuretic. photographed at nellore.

Regional Traditions :Ayurvedic *

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