Common Names and Synonyms:
Maltese Cross, Small Caltrops, gokshura, shuuadamshtra, swadukantaka, trikantaka, vanashrungata, chanadhruma, ikshugandhika. Gokharu (Hindi), Gokuri (Bengali), Kante gokaru (Marathi), Land caltrops (English), Zahra, bhakra. Yellow vine, puncture vine, ground burrnut, tackweed, bindii, cathead, Parson's Nose, Nerunji Mull, Tribulus Terrestris Linn, Zygophyllaceae.
Health Benefits of Gokhru :
Improves muscle growth and body strength.
It helps to enhance libido sexualise and erectile function.
It helps to increase the number and motility of spermatozoa.
Increases LH levels by 72% and testosterone levels by 41% in only five days.
Helps in alleviating some symptoms associated with male menopause.
It helps to reduce in cholesterol.
It helps to reduce high blood pressure.
Inhibition of stress-induced clumping of blood platelets.
Increases in strength of contraction of the heart muscle.
It helps to reduce sodium and fluid retention.
Anti-urolithiatic (urinary/kidney stone preventing) and litholytic (dissolving) activities.
Improvement of the profile of red and white blood cells, including V and T lymphocytes and stimulation of the humoral immune system.
Anti-bacterial, anti-malarial and anti-fungal properties, anti-inflammatory activity.
No adverse effects.
No toxicity and side effects.
Most common and very effective in problems connected with Urination
Used for dysuria, kidney stone and uncomfortable urination.
Used in various herbal formulas to cure headache, eye problem as hives, conjunctivitis (Inflammation at the membrane eye), weak eyesight and anxiety.
It is used to cure high blood pressure and flank pain.
Tribulus terrestris has been promoted and marketed for athletic performance, muscle mass enhancement, and as a testosterone booster.
This herb is suitable for premenstrual syndrome and menopausal syndrome.
Tribulus Terrestris herb or called as "puncture vine" is a plant that has long been used all around the world for various diseases. Tribulus Terrestris popularly claimed functioning to improve human sexual. In Europe, Tribulus Terrestris is used in medication. In Greek history, it is widely used to treat ailments such as headache, nervous disruption, constipation, and sexual dysfunction. In China and India, Tribulus Terrestris is used as the remedy for liver, kidney, urinary and cardiovascular.
Because of its advantages, athletes used the extract of Tribulus Terrestris dietary supplement to increase energy, provide healthy hormone function, enhance muscle movement and provide energy for the athletes during the training session.