Interesting that such a nasty weed as Tribulus or Puncture weed has these medicinal qualities. But do plenty of research on this plant before attempting any use.
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Medicinal Uses & Benefits of Tribulus Terrestris L
- Medicinal Uses: * Aphrodisiac * Ayurvedic * Female Hormones * Libido * Longevity Tonics * Menopause
- Properties: * Abortifacient * Antibacterial * AntiViral * Aphrodisiac * Astringent * Diuretic * Galactagogue * Refrigerant * Stimulant
- Parts Used: seeds
- Constituents: saponins (protodioscin, furostanol), glycosides, flavonoids, alkaloids, resins, tannins, sugars, sterols, essential oils, terrestrinins a and b, protodioscin
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, thehormone balancing effects of Tribulus terrestris make this a suitable herb forpremenstrual 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.
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.