Botanical Name: Tribulus Terrestris
Part Used: Fruit
Saponins 40%, 50%, 60%, 70%, 90%, 95% UV
Tribulus terrestris is a flowering plant in the family Zygophyllaceae, native to warm temperate and tropical regions of the Old World in southern Europe, southern Asia, throughout Africa, and Australia. It can thrive even in desert climates and poor soil. Like many weedy species, this plant has many common names, including bindii, bullhead, burra gokharu, caltrop, cat’s head, devil’s eyelashes, devil’s thorn, devil’s weed, goathead and puncturevine
1. Used in the treatment of urinary disorders and impotence, kidney disease and gravel, disease of the genitor-urinary system, calculus affections, gout etc.;
2. Can produce statistically significant increases in levels of testosterone, dihydrotestosterone and dehydroepiandrosterone, and produces effects suggestive of aphrodisiac activity.