Tribulus (Latin name: Tribulus Terrestis) belongs to the family Zygophyllaceae. It blooms from April to August. It is a perennial plant that is found mainly in countries with temperate to tropical climates. Its name comes from the ancient Greek word «τρίβολος» which means water chestnut and which was borrowed from the Latin name “tribulos”, which means a spiky weapon, due to its appearance.
Health Benefits and Uses
In the past, the flowers of the plant were used to treat leprosy. Consumption of this herb stimulates blood circulation. The consumption of the tea is a treatment for men’s impotence, as it increases testosterone levels and helps increase muscle mass. In fact, in ancient Asia, it was used as a remedy for sexual dysfunction. At the same time, it improves urinary retention. Furthermore, it has been shown to be effective in treating gout, reduces any discomfort during urination, and is generally considered beneficial for kidney disease. Executives can treat skin conditions such as psoriasis.
Available Forms of Tribulus:
- Herba Cutted
Caution! Herbs should not be consumed uncontrollably. Consult your doctor before consumption. They are not substitutes for drugs and can cause side effects and allergies.